What It Is
Accessible, inventive rock pop from Boston Street performing legend.
"What It Is" is the Third CD Baby release by Bob Comtois, featuring the meaty bass grooves of Mike Martone.
Singing, playing electric and acoustic guitars and mandolins, mandocello (laced with keyboards), Comtois performs lively rhythmic, harmonically surprising, melodic rock-pop originals, with a touch of folk. His voice, immediately accessible is underscored by his unusual blend of string instruments. The electric mandolin is always an attention grabber, although is almost always perceived as another instrument. Long-time Boston street performer, Bob Comtois played in such bands as Strings Attached, Hoot Spa, and The Verbs. Television, radio, nightclubs, colleges. and the press took note and walked up with great interest after experiencing a lively set by Comtois and crew. "What It Is" delivers an unusual but familiar sound to those looking for engaging rock-pop