Bob Bloom




Bob leads play-along music on hand drums for schools, recreation sites, senior and community centers, disabilities and healthcare facilities,  performances, social work activities, and corporate events.

Bob is certified as a “Master Teaching Artist” by The Connecticut Office of the Arts. His arts-integration presentations are joyous and educational for students in grades pre-kindergarten to twelve. They meet state and national standards of learning.

From 2007 to 2010, he was the chair of the Interactive Drumming Committee of
The Percussive Arts Society, the largest percussion organization in the world.


For nearly two decades, Bob served as a faculty assistant to Dr. Babatunde Olatunji for his Language of the Drums courses at The Omega Institute, Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, and Rowe Conference Center.

He drummed and sang as a performance member of Drums of Passion, Dr. Olatunji’s legendary drumming and dance company at concert venues including Lincoln Center, The Washington Monument, Jorgenson Hall, and The Metropolitan Museum of Art.