Bob DiNardo is a native of the Southern New Jersey/Philadelphia area. He has been an active working musician for over 35 years. Aside from being a devotee and performer of the jazz idiom, he was a staff guitarist with the Mike Douglas Television Show for almost 20 years as well as a pit musician for local theatres and nightclubs, working with some of the biggest names in music. Bob was chairperson of the guitar department and was an instructor at the Philadelphia University of the Arts for almost 30 years. He is now retired and resides in Cape Coral, Florida.