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Esto Jazz is an instrumental group that performs a variety of contemporary jazz, pop, standards and original compositions. 

Minute by Minute - Esto Jazz
The Look of Love - Esto Jazz
Full House - Esto Jazz

Bob Esterle, Saxophones/Leader, has performed with such popular artists as Bob James, Bobby Caldwell, Olivia Newton-John, Sandy Duncan, Ray Charles, The Four Tops, The Temptations, Frankie Avalon, Martha Reeves, The Platters, The Fifth Dimension, The Four Lads, Rich Little, Joan Rivers, Guy Lombardo, The Rat Pack and Dean Lives (from Las Vegas), Michael Cavanaugh (from the Broadway Musical “Movin’ Out”), Hal Linden and Red Skelton. He has also performed for Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton. 

Recording credits include Michael Egleton (Smooth Jazz Artist), Bambo Kino (Fusion Bassist), John Blangero-Sun King Rising/Delta Tales Project, Walter Williams (Lead vocalist of the O’Jays), Italian Bassist Stefano Capomagi, The Dave Banks Big Band, Frederick Davis, Tim Hunt, The Reverend Paul T. Kraker, Alan Licht, Wayne Conte and the Ignitions, The Deacons, Abe Lamarca, Gaetano Letizia’s Underground Blues Band and Jazz Quartet, Derek Gelispie. jingles for the the Greater Cleveland Area Food Bank, the Summit Toy Company, the Cleveland Indians, the Prudential Insurance Company, and various local radio stations. 

Bob is an artist endorser of Syos Saxophone Mouthpieces.

Dominic Reto, Piano/Keyboards, has enjoyed music for many years. He has a great ear and a real knack for making people stop and listen to his talent for tickling the ivories! Dominic began playing the piano when he was ten years old. He started taking lessons in Warren, Ohio and studied music through the next ten years with a variety of teachers covering technique, theory, style and history. Dominic was able to develop a truly appealing style of his own playing genres ranging from Smooth Jazz, Jazz Standards and Jazz Fusion to contemporary Blues, Motown and Classic Rock. He has written and performed several songs and over the years has enhanced ensembles including Traces, Cruise Control, John Morton & Friends and The Steve Cipriano Band.

Wilbur Krebs, Bass, growing up in Northeast Ohio, Wilbur Krebs became a much sought after bass/guitarist in the area. In 1989 he left a gig teaching at the Oberlin Conservatory to move to San Francisco with his enigmatic band, Third Plane. On the west coast he picked up where he left off, performing and recording with many national/international acts which included Willie Nelson, Bob Weir, Paul McCandles, Anthony Braxton, Alphabet Soup, Donald Byrd, Norman Connors, Bob James, Larry Schneider, Steve Smith, and Dred Scott, among others. After numerous performances and recordings, Wilbur is a much sought after musician on the scene today.

James “J.R.” Richley, Drums, has performed internationally as both a drummer and percussionist in a wide variety of musical styles. From his early days as a staff studio musician for Walt Disney Productions in Los Angeles, he has gone on to record albums for numerous record labels including Universal Records (with producer John Simon), MCA, Atlantic, Koch Jazz, 1201 Music, Seismic and Blaster records. His Radio, DVD and Television credits include performances on PBS, Michael Feldman’s National Public Radio (NPR) show “WhadYa’ Know?,” “A Christmas Spectacular” for Dish Network, and numerous others.  

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