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About

Bobby Katz is a saxophonist, multi-instrumentalist, and producer/mix engineer from Long Island, NY. Bobby has studied and/or performed with Wynton Marsalis, John Scofield, Mark Turner, Don Friedman, and more at various notable venues including Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola, Jazz at the Kitano, and the Blue Note. Katz was awarded third prize in the 2018 Vandoren Emerging Artist jazz saxophone competition. In 2016, Bobby graduated with honors from New York University (Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development) where he was the sole recipient of the jazz studies program award for exceptional achievement, service, and leadership. Bobby currently leads his own jazz groups around the NYC area. His trio can be heard every Tuesday night at the William Vale Hotel and every Friday night at the Cove Restaurant in Glen Cove, Long Island.
 
Katz is also one-half of folk-pop duo, Bobbylene, a project he started with his wife, Marlene McCarthy, in 2017. To date, Bobbylene has accumulated over 5 million streams across streaming platforms with a worldwide fanbase. In 2023, their song "Stability" was licensed for in-store play at Starbucks locations worldwide.

As a recording artist, Bobby's projects (Bobby G, Bobby Katz Quartet, Bobbylene, and more) garner over 1 million streams every month. 

In 2022, Bobby founded Acadia Music, a music production studio specializing in recording, mixing, mastering, and marketing/PR services. Katz has helped numerous artists find their sound through his experience as an engineer and producer specializing in folk, singer-songwriter, and jazz music. Click here to listen to Katz's catalogue. Acadia Music's Spotify playlists currently have over 30,000 followers.
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