2525 W. 79th St.
Indianapolis, IN 46268
Rob was the first guitarist that John Mellencamp contacted about recording his first demo tape at Jack Gilfoys'(Henry Mancini) studio in Bloomington in 1975. He also auditioned for Albert King and contractual problems prevented him from doing an album produced by Jimmy Page (Led Zeppelin). Rob even rehearsed a trio with Blackstone and the beloved drummer John Medvescek, (Sir Winston and the Commons).
Rob returned to full time individual guitar instruction at the “World of Music” on the west side of Indy in 1976. He opened his own studio “Indigo Music” in New Augusta in 1979, and has been teaching 40-50 private lessons per week ever since. It was at this time that Rob had the desire to start his own band to perform aarressstars.jpghis own music and did so in the form of "Aärress".