London-born trombonist Bob Dowell is a session musician and jazz performer who composed, recorded, and released his debut album Mississippi Slide! in 2017. His music can been heard on jazz radio programs across the country and has received warm reviews. A blend of hard-bop and soul-jazz, Mississippi Slide! is inspired by musicians such as legendary Hammond organist Jimmy Smith and trumpet-giant Lee Morgan.

Bob Dowell currently teaches trombone and low-brass at the University of Arkansas at Monticello. He is available to provide jazz groups of any size for an event or his four-piece vocal-led group, The Sensational Soul Grits & Rhythm Band. In addition to live performances and recording and arranging services, Dowell also offers both virtual and in-person individual tuition or group workshops with a focus on brass playing and improvisation techniques.