Rob Dehlinger (DEL-in-jur) is a composer, performer, and recording artist living in the San Francisco Bay Area. Since 2006 he has performed over 200 shows a year as the trumpet player and backup singer with jump-blues band Stompy Jones.
Rob composed the score for the indie film "Where's My Stuff" (Inverse Square Films). The movie has screened at "The Feel Good Film Festival" in Los Angeles and "Cinema By the Bay" in San Francisco.
He also scored the industrial documentary "Roll In Roll Out" (Inverse Square Films), as well as the movie "Friends of the Bride" (Creative Light Pictures), and the 30-minute documentary "The Stage Walt Built" (1313 Imagination Productions).
Rob has appeared on the PBS specials "A Taste of Chanukah" and "A Taste of Passover", as well as the SF Bay Area Arts show, "Spark". He has been heard on NPR and on stages throughout the United States, from Disneyland's Carnation Plaza to Lincoln Center's Midsummer Night Swing in Manhattan. He's toured Europe and Australia, and has played most every type of music from Mariachi to Free Jazz.
In 2012 Dehlinger began a year-long, self-imposed weekly songwriting challenge which resulted in "Songs 4 My Friends", a 52-song project due for release in two volumes in 2014.
Rob holds a Master of Music degree in Jazz Performance from the New England Conservatory in Boston, Massachusetts, and teaches music at Los Medanos College.