Route 66...again! Check out Bruce Forman and Cow Bop's highly successful summer tour down 'The Mother Road'...this time, a linear music festival in conjunction with!!!

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'Bruce Forman Trio - Formanism'

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Cow Bop - Cowlifornia Swing

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Just in: Cow Bop inducted into The Texas Western Swing Hall of Fame...wahoo!!!

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Welcome to the new updated website!

Cow Bop rides on! Now based in Southern California, Cow Bop works regularly, both on tour and locally. The band is definitely 'Too Hick for the Room'! For more click on the logo below...and you can check out their odyssies down Route 66 at

Bruce Forman continues in-residence at USC's Thornton School of Music's Studio/Jazz Guitar Dept. "In replacing Joe Diorio, I know I have huge shoes to fill. It is indeed humbling, and I look forward to more work with the talented students and to being a member of such an esteemed faculty," says Bruce.

  Mix swingin' grooves, thrilling riffs, sweet and hot vocals, acoustic western sensibilities and tons of fun and you have only begun to describe the band Cow Bop.

    The Red Guitar, a jazz libretto, words and music by Bruce Forman…a one-man perspective into the life of a musician and an exploration of the creative process.


Bruce Forman's guitar playing featured in Clint Eastwood's Academy Award winning film, "Million Dollar Baby" well as "Flags of our Fathers" and "Hereafter"

A busy touring schedule; soundtrack performances on three of Clint Eastwood’s distinguished films--the Oscar-winning Million Dollar Baby, Oscar-nominated Flags of Our Fathers and, Hereafter ; seventeen recordings as a leader, including his newest, Formanism ; countless sideman dates, over twenty appearances at the landmark Monterey Jazz Festival; a featured role on one of jazz great Ray Brown’s last albums; in residence at USC ’s Studio / Jazz Guitar Dept.—when does Bruce Forman rest?...more...