Bobby Caldwell is a soul singer best known for his 1978 song “What You Won’t Do for Love”, which has covered by Jessie Ware, Boyz II Men, Junior Boys, and others. (His music was also sampled by J Dilla on Common’s “The Light.”) Jack Splash is a producer whose credits include records by Kendrick Lamar, Missy Elliott, Alicia Keys, and many others. Together, they’re Cool Uncle, and their debut self-titled album is out was just released via Fresh Young Minds. The new album also features Mayer Hawthorne, Cee-Lo, and others.
Bobby Caldwell’s live performances are always electrifying! Drawing from his vast repertoire of rousing R&B, intimate smooth jazz stylings, and big band songs, Bobby has the ability to entertain at any venue, for fans of all ages. In Japan and throughout Asia, he enjoys a feverish popularity, selling out shows and achieving gold and platinum status for his releases in those countries. In addition to heavy touring, Bobby starred as Frank Sinatra in the David Cassidy/Don Reo theatrical production “The Rat Pack Is Back” in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Bobby has been featured on The CBS Second Cup Café, The Tonight Show starring Jay Leno, BET Jazz Central, and has made numerous national and local network appearances. As a singer, he has a successful career with numerous solo releases, which have earned accolades far and wide. His songwriting skills have earned hits not only for himself, but also for well-known artists like Chicago, Boz Scaggs, Peter Cetera and Amy Grant, Neil Diamond and Al Jarreau.
Bobby chose a career in music at the tender age of 17. He has devoted his entire life to song writing, recording, performing and most of all making people happy. Bobby has toured the USA and the globe for 40 years, bringing his music to fans of all ages and backgrounds, and he continues to do so. A consummate entertainer, his music and sense of humor lend themselves to consistent top-notch live performances.