Based in Los Angeles, Ross Bolton has been a regular member of Al Jarreau's band since 1998. Since joining the band he has toured the world many times, recorded on Jarreau’s last two CD’s and co- written two songs on Al’s most recent CD -”All I Got”.

Ross has also recorded or performed with Rick Braun, David Benoit, Warren Hill and English funksters Down to the Bone. Others include Anastacia, The Beach Boys, Jefferey Osborne, Sheena Easton and Nell Carter.

A few of Ross' TV and movie credits include "The Larry Saunders Show", "Everybody Loves Raymond", " Yes, Dear", "Casper", "Two Guys, A Girl & A Pizza Place", "Fridays" and "Switch".

Recent projects include gigs with the “Ma Lee Bo” trio (pronounced Malibu ) where Ross has the honor of playing with legendary sidemen Rick Marotta and Will Lee, also his annual gig as house guitarist for Yamaha’s legendary “Groove Night” (a NAMM show phenomenon) and when he’s not on the road, local gigs around LA.

Ross has been on staff at The Musicians Institute (MI) in L.A. and the Los Angeles Music Academy (LAMA) for many years. In addition, he has conducted seminars and clinics around the world. Guitar Player magazine has featured Ross as a guest columnist. His popular video “funk rhythm guitar” as well as a recent book and CD Rom are sold internationally, receiving praise from many major trade publications.