Bobcats Swing/Jazz Trio

We Did It !

Bobcats CD – Music For The Sole
Winner of Best Jazz CD
 New Mexico Music Awards

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Also Available locally at:
Holiday Dance Studio, 5200 Eubank NE (North of Montgomery)
Guitar Vista, 3117 Silver SE (Nob Hill)


Call me at 505 363-3500



A great big thank you to the band, Dan Dowling on guitar and vocals, and John Griffin on bass, as well as to Roger Baker at Eagle Rock Studio for his guidance and award winning engineering talents. Roger also won a NMMA award for best recording engineer on Entourage’s CD. along with Emerson Corley. Congratulations!There is so much talent in our state.

Congratulations to all the participants.


New Mexico Music Award winners, Bob Gusch, Dan Dowling and John Griffin, team up to play some classic and contemporary jazz, swing, blues, and bossa nova. and Their new CD, Bobcats Trio, Music For The Sole is a big hit with the swing dance crowd.

Seven-string guitarist Dan Dowling is a veteran jazz and blues musician who has been performing in combos ranging in size from duo to big band for the last three decades. Dan was one of the five finalists in the Heritage International Jazz Guitar Competition of 1996, and was named “Best Unsigned Blues Artist” in 1995 by the Nashville Music City Blues Society.

Bob Gusch, on woodwinds, has been a mainstay of the Albuquerque music scene backing such greats as Clark Terry and Dianne Reeves. Locally, he has played with many bands including the Albuquerque Jazz Orchestra , the Outpost Repertoire Jazz Orchestra, and his currently Brazilian ensemble, Saudade. Bob likes to feature his clarinet playing with Bobcats.

John Griffin is a long time acoustic and electric bassist with various jazz, blues, and rock groups. He has appeared with artists such as Bo Diddley, Eddie Harris, and Charlie Rouse.


Thank you for your continued support.

Bobcats at north Forth (1280 x 720)

Bobcats Swing/Jazz Trio

Dan Dowling Music

505 363-3500 for bookings


  1. Bobcats will be regulars at
    the Hyatt Tamaya Rio Lounge
    starting at the end of April.
    Check out our calendar dates.

  2. This coming Sunday, April 17, 2016, Bobcats are the featured band at the monthly Rio Grande Jazz Society’s meeting and jam session held at the German American Club. We play from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM.

  3. HEY ALL. Come and visit us this Friday, February 22, 2019 for Bobcats CD release dance party. 7 to 10 PM at the Holiday Dance Studio, 5200 Eubank NE.

  4. Hi Bob and the Cats
    Looking forward to the CD party show. I will bring my stuff and take a few photos. Party On, Jim Gale

    • Fantastic! You were on my list to contact. I will place you on the guest list.

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