Awards & Winners

Bobby Colomby

Date of Birth 20-December-1944
Place of Birth New York City
(New York, United States of America, Area code 917)
Nationality United States of America
Also know as Colomby, Bobby, Robert Wayne Colomby
Profession Record producer, Drummer
Bobby Colomby is an innovative jazz-rock fusion drummer, and an original member of the group Blood, Sweat & Tears. He's also the uncredited drummer on John Cale and Terry Riley's collaboration album Church of Anthrax. He graduated from the City College of NY with a degree in Psychology, and his elder brother Harry Colomby was the manager of Thelonious Monk. Colomby played on the self-titled Blood, Sweat & Tears' 1970 Grammy Award for Album of the Year, which features the hit songs: "Spinning Wheel", "And When I Die", and "You've Made Me So Very Happy". After many changes in the group he became the defacto owner of Blood Sweat & Tears name. Colomby produced jazz bass virtuoso Jaco Pastorius' first solo album; The Jacksons' comeback album Destiny; Chris Botti's albums December, When I Fall in Love, To Love Again and Italia; Paula Cole's album Courage and Jeff Lorber's album He Had a Hat. For a few years in the late 1980s Bobby Colomby was a reporter for the television programs Entertainment Tonight and "The CBS Morning Program." He also hosted "In Person from the Palace". In 2000, Colomby and Richard Marx created Signal 21 Records. The label released only one album, Richard Marx's Days in Avalon before the label folded shortly thereafter.

Awards by Bobby Colomby

Check all the awards nominated and won by Bobby Colomby.


Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Album
Honored for : Impressions
(Chris Botti, artist. Allen M. Sides, engineer/mixer. Bobby Colomby, producer.)

Nominations 2012 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Album Impressions


Nominations 2009 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Grammy Award for Best Music Film Chris Botti in Boston