Rob Moitoza has appeared on over hundred record albums as bassist, vocalist or writer. He has written over a thousand original songs, and he is an experienced recording engineer and producer of pop music, soundtracks, and radio and television advertising. His recent CD releases include Speak Out! (eclectic, contemporary protest music), World on Fire - Songs for Peace (a collaboration with Craig Ingraham), Quiet Might (smooth R&B love songs), and Rob Moitoza's Cavalcade of Stars (musical and political satire).
Rob has formerly performed in bands with The Sons of Champlin, Cold Blood, Holly Near, Spencer Davis, Jerry Miller, Sam Andrew, Kiki Dee, Tim Weisberg, and Annie Rose and the Thrillers. He has appeared on recordings with Holly Near, David Lanz, Harvey Mason, Brian Auger, The Sons of Champlin, Sugarloaf, Tower of Power (as writer), Tom Scott, Tim Noah, Victor Feldman, Orville Johnson, Curley Cooke, and many more.
Rob has also produced recordings for Duffy Bishop, The Sons of Champlin, Naomi Baltuck, Tonya Ferris, and Tim Noah, including soundtracks for the movie Daredreamer and the Emmy Award-winning video presentation "In Search of the Wow Wow Wibble Woggle Wazzie Woodle Woo!"
Three time BB Award winner for "Best Bass" from the Washington Blues Society.
Dates for Rob Moitoza for 2011
Jan. 12 The Fonkeys @ Engels, Edmonds, WA (Funk Trio with Steve Raible, guitar, and Matt Williams, drums)
Jan. 14 Kimball Conant with Stickshift Annie at the Balefire, Everett
Feb. 10 Snake Oil (Blues/Rock band with Rod Cook and Mark Riley, guiutars, and Marty Vadalabene, drums @ Salmon Bay Eagles, Ballard, WA
Feb. 12 Snake Oil @ Rockfish, Anacortes, WA
Feb. 18 Snake Oil @ All Star Sports Bar, Burien, WA
Feb. 21 Mark Riley Trio @ The Swiss, Tacoma, WA
Feb. 26 Fonkeys @ Bert's Tavern, Mill Creek, WA
March 9 The Fonkeys @ Engels, Edmonds, WA
March 18 The Fonkeys @ Eddie's Trackside, Monroe, WA