An American bass guitarist from Vanilla Fudge.
He graduated from Ridgefield Memorial High School in his hometown in 1963. As a bass guitarist and vocalist he is best known for his bass solos and his work with Vanilla Fudge, Cactus and the power trio; Beck, Bogert & Appice
Vanilla Fudge was formed along with Mark Stein, Vince Martell, and Carmine Appice. They recorded five albums during the years 1967-69, before disbanding in 1970. The band has reunited in various configurations over the years.
In 1970 Bogert formed the rock band Cactus with drummer Carmine Appice, guitarist Jim McCarty and Rusty Day, and played with guitarist Jeff Beck, after the second Jeff Beck Group had disbanded in 1972 and eventually became a member of the power trio Beck, Bogert & Appice, late in 1972.
As a member of the post second Jeff Beck Group, also known as Jeff Beck Group he toured Europe, Japan and US from January 1972 until January 1974. In late 1975, he played bass guitar on Bo Diddley's The 20th Anniversary Of Rock 'n' Roll all-star album.
Bogert then joined up with Bobby & The Midnites, a musical side project assembled by guitarist and vocalist Bob Weir of The Grateful Dead.
During 2009 Bogert joined blues-rock trio Blues Mobile Band and recorded “Blues Without Borders” (2009) in Los Angeles.
In 2010 Bogert, with Mike Onesko on guitar & vocals and Emery Ceo on drums (both formerly from the Blindside Blues Band), recorded Big Electric Cream Jam, a 10-track live tribute to Cream .
In late 1975, he played bass guitar for the tracks on Bo Diddley's The 20th Anniversary of Rock 'n' Roll all-star album.
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