56 Central Square
Lynn, MA 01901
The Bob Ockenden/Jon Taubman Guitar Duo delivers hard bop, bebop and blues in original arrangements of popular titles from artists like; Wes Montgomery, Thelonious Monk, Pat Metheney, Miles Davis, Wayne Shorter and more.
Bob Ockenden studied at Southwest Guitar Conservatory and at The Wisconsin Conservatory of music. Among notable teachers are Jack Grassel, and Larry Coryell. He has performed with organist Jack McDuff, pianist Melvyn Rhyne and frequently with Jack Grassel, with whom he recorded a cd, “Bob and Jack, What we do” which received airplay on jazz radio stations throughout the Midwest.
Jon Taubman has a degree in music composition and jazz studies from The University of Wisconsin, Madison. Playing in a wide variety of bands over the years as an experienced lead player, Jon covers many genres including; jazz, R&B, Brazilian, progressive rock and folk. Currently performing as a soloist and as part of the Bob Ockenden/Jon Taubman Jazz Duo.