The Sault entertainment community is mourning the loss of jazz musician, artist and mate Bob Jenkins.
Jenkins died at the F.J. Davey Home Sunday. He was 90.
Within the Sault music scene, Jenkins excelled first as a drummer, then moved on to master the vibraphone.
“We played in a band called The Stark Ravens and jammed in other bands occasionally. His nickname to us was Bob ‘Jupiter’ Jenkins. Bob was a talented visual artist and versatile musician. He was a hard-core fan of jazz music and played with many great jazz musicians in the Sault. Bob always had a wealth of musical knowledge to share and was well equipped with quick comebacks and a dry sense of humor. He will be missed,” said local piano and sax player Eugene Gassi.
“I started playing music here in the Sault in the 1960s and Bob was the drummer with a band called ……
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