Bob Federer has been playing keyboards most of his life. In the 70's, as the keyboard player for the Rock 'n Roll band "Bananas", he played the clubs, toured across Canada and opened for such greats as Wilson Pickett and Tina Turner. Later, in the early 1980's Bob became a session player and recording engineer when he founded Round Sound Recording Studios.
Together with his partner DOMENIC TROIANO, they carved out a recording and musical legacy for more than fifteen years. He's played with and done work for celebrities such as Chuck Micallef, Ann Murray Band, Lenny Breau and Oscar Peterson. Bob was the driving force behind the scenes of some popular 1980's Broadcast Television shows that included NIGHT HEAT, TOP COPS, COUNTERSTRIKE, BLUE JAYS BASEBALL and many others.
Bob played on and produced two albums "Waiting" & "Live at Twisters" for Wayne Buttery and the Groove Project, an eight-piece blues band. He also produced albums for country singer/song writer Chuck Micallef and jazz saxiphonist Russ Strathdee. He engineered and album for George Olliver that received a Juno nomination.
Today, Bob lives in Berwick, Nova Scotia with his wife Colleen Dagnall, an established and seasoned wedding photographer. You can check out her amazing work at ShooterBug.com.
Bob has and is continuing his musical interests in the Maritimes. He's played with Shirley Jackson, Joe Murphy, Terry Edmunds, Caleb Miles and has been invited to play with many talented artists in the Valley. He's currently part of the Kickin' Mule Blues Band with Brian Chipman.