Rob Melendez


Rob Meléndez started playing bass as a teenager in 1979, learning from a local family friend in Salinas. He got a degree in music from UCSD ten years later, while singing and playing with San Diego’s Cardiff Reefers. As a young musician he was influenced by Paul McCartney, Jaco Pastorius, and Graham Maby (Joe Jackson). He has performed with countless bands over the years, most recently fronting Militia of Love.