Bob & Iz


Bob Mervak (piano, celeste, vocals); Isabel Nelson (vocals); Jimmy Smith (trumpet); Julien Labro (accordion); John Rutherford (trombone); Carl Cafagna (sax); Takashi Iio (bass); Shannon Wade (bass), Jim Nelson (guitar), Nate Winn (drums); Adam James (drums).


Robert Mervak is a Detroit based piano player/band leader who is very active in the Detroit Music Scene. He attended Wayne State University in the Jazz Program and he has over 10 years of performance experience. He plays with a wide variety of Jazz, Rock and American acts in the area including The Bob Mervak Trio and group Merlson. Most recently he was featured as a pianist/vocalist in the film “Ides of March” from actor/director George Clooney, in which he worked alongside Marissa Tomei, Ryan Gosling, and Phyllip Seymour Hoffman.

Bob & Izz

  1. Them There Eyes
  2. They Can’t Take That Away from Me
  3. I Get Along Without You Very Well
  4. Something Cool*
  5. La Rosita*
  6. I’m Old Fashioned
  7. Where or When
  8. Two Sleepy People
  9. Nothing’s Too Good for My Baby
  10. I’ve Grown Accustomed to Her Face
  11. Kalamazoo
  12. People Will Say We’re in Love
  13. So This Is Love*

*Guest on the selected tracks

© 2011 Bob Mervak (Self-Produced)
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