BREAKING: Globally Known Ethnomusicologist Bob Brozman Has Passed Away

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Bob Brozman 1Ethnomusicologist and guitarist Bob Brozman, famous for his vast folk knowledge and guitar prowess, has passed away, the Santa Cruz Weekly is reporting. He was 59.

Brozman was a student of culture; working with a wide array of musicians from a number of cultures, including India, Asia, remote islands, and more. Brozman was famous for his knowledge of historic National resonator guitars. His website lists him as having been the world’s leading authority on the instrument.

Brozman’s biography listed him as “Redefining musical diversity worldwide,” as well as “a remarkably prolific artist whose wit, energy, and musical technique combine powerfully to create an unforgettable live performance. A master of slide, fingerstyle, and percussive guitar, Bob’s exhilarating shows span the global and musical spectrum, and keeps audiences enthralled, begging for more of his endearing, infectious energy.”