Thank you for visiting my music profile: My name is Robert Bagley - Stage Name (Bobby Dazzler). I am a seasoned road & studio musician and have toured extensively throughout the U.S. and Canada with many different bands and groups over the past 50 years. I am versed in many styles of music. I am originally from the Pacific Northwest (Portland / Seattle USA.), relocated to Southern California in 2006, and relocated again to Salt Lake City Utah in 2021.
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I have been playing drums and percussion for over 50 years and look very young despite my musical experience. I started private lessons at the age of 5 with Master percussionists Mel Brown and Don Worth Sr. from Portland Oregon. At the age of 6, I participated in a national youth percussion ensemble and toured the United States and parts of Canada and was later accepted into the Portland Youth Philharmonic Symphony at the age of 12 playing there for three seasons. I spent another 4 years with the Spartans Drum and Bugle Corps and after graduating high school I spent two summers at the Musicians Institute in Hollywood California while attending the University of Oregon on a music scholarship in their music program. I later joined the US Navy Band and also attended Naval Power Engineering School. I graduated with a BS in Technology from Regents University of New York.
Full-time groups: From Portland Oregon - The StoodUps; a Rockabilly swing group, and Shawn Hawkins and the Offenders (Outlaw Country). Toured many big cities on the west coast including shows in Las Vegas (Viva Las Vegas), Reno (Hot August Nights), Los Angeles (Whisky Ago Go), (Ecoplex) on Sunset Blvd. Hollywood (Key Club), San Francisco (Bottom of the Hill), Portland (McMenamins Crystal Ballroom) / Duffs Garage, Ash Street Saloon, and ShowBox in Seattle. Released a CD (Go for Broke) with The StoodUps recorded at Ecco-Fonic Records in Burbank CA with Deke Dickerson and recorded with Miss Devil Doll in 2005 after the release. Shawn Hawkins & the Offenders won the 2006 Northwest Battle of the Country Bands competition
A few more artists I have performed or recorded with The Cherry Poppin' Daddies, Junior Brown, David Allen Coe, Dale Watson from Houston, and Jesse Dayton from Austin, TX. Fill-in drummer for 3 Bad Jacks from Los Angeles during their 2008 North West Tour. Spring of 2010 recorded an album with artist Jared Young from Hermosa Beach, CA, and held CD Release Party at Saint Rocke Club. Collaborated with Persian Rock Group Rojeh and World Touring Americana Artist Gina Villalobos from Los Angeles, CA. Was a permanent member of The Supersonic Band from Bakersfield, CA
I am available to record for project work remotely and perform when I am home in Salt Lake City, Utah