Rob Waring (born 3 December 1956 in Yonkers, New York) is an American-Norwegian Jazz musician (drums and vibraphone) and composer.[1][2][3]



After studying music at Juilliard School (1974–79), Waring moved to Oslo (1981) and has since participated in numerous recordings and established his own Rob Waring Trio with Frank Jakobsen and Carl Morten Iversen (1987–). He teaches at Norges Musikkhøgskole, and have otherwise played in bands like Søyr and contributed on releases by Erik Wøllo (1983), Espen Rud (1984), Torgrim Sollid (1983), Rune Klakegg, Tone Hulbækmo (1986), Arve Moen Bergset (1987), Kjell Samkopf (1987), Morten Halle (1988), Lasse Thoresen (1994), Peter Opsvik (1999), Lars Klevstrand (2000), Torbjørn Sunde oktett (2001), Elin Rosseland (2004), SKRUK (2004), and on the Jon Larsen records Strange News From Mars (2007) and The Jimmy Carl Black Story (2008).[1][2][3]


  • 1992: Secret red thread (Odin Records), as Rob Waring Trio
  • 2001: Synchronize your watches (Resonant Music), as Rob Waring Trio with contributions from Solveig Slettahjell



  1. 1.0 1.1 "Waring, Rob Biography" (in Norwegian). Norsk Musikkinformasjon MIC.no. 2011-03-21. http://www.mic.no/nmi.nsf/micdoc/art2006060212062988126344. Retrieved 2011-03-21. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Rob Waring - Biography". ListenTo.no. 2011-03-21. http://www.listento.no/mic.nsf/doc/art2002100715231780839551. Retrieved 2011-03-21. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 "ROB WARING (Norway)". Norsk Musikkinformasjon MIC.no. http://www.norsk-percussion.no/shopdisplayproducts.asp?id=38&cat=Waring%2C+Rob. Retrieved 2011-03-21. 

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