Bobby Mason began playing the guitar at
the age of seven. He formed his first band, The Torpedoes, in high school in
Bellflower, California, where they performed with the Johnny Otis Show at El
Monte Legion Stadium and the Harmony Park Ballroom.
He recorded his first record in 1963 with The Illusions, a surf hit called
"Jezebel". He was signed by Liberty Records and was produced by Mike Curb
and Bob Summers. In 1967 he joined The Happy Medium, playing at such Los
Angeles music scene venues as PJ's, Whiskey A-Go-Go and Gazzarri's. They
performed with The Beach Boys, The Grassroots and The Fifth Dimension. They
went on to open the heralded Hilton International in Las Vegas.
Bobby has had a long and distinguished career and is listed in the Rock 'n
Roll Hall of Fame Anthology. Presently, he is working in his home studio on
four new projects.
Since 1971, Bobby has maintained a home in Aspen with his wife, Peggy, and
daughter, Danielle, who recently graduated from the University of Colorado,
Boulder. The Masons thoroughly enjoy their life traveling extensively
throughout the world, particularly to Casa Tortuga, their wonderful getaway
in Belize, where they snorkel, scuba dive, fish, and entertain good friends.