Bassist, composer, and educator Rob Kohler has been a featured performer at many music festivals around the world including; Montreux, Strawberry, Vancouver International, and the Stanford Jazz Workshop, to name a few.
He has been a regular at Stanford Jazz Workshop since 1991. From 2006-08 Kohler served as the Education Director for SJW. He helped to design and implement a successful middle school jazz program at NOCCA in New Orleans and is a regular clinician there to date.
As a composer Rob has been the recipient of two NEA Grants and his originals have been featured on numerous recordings. His greatly anticipated Jazz Theory Book is slated for an early summer release. He is currently directing an elementary orchestra in the Inglewood School District in Los Angeles, gigging around town, working in the studios, and writing songs for movies and TV.