Bill Molenhof was born in St. Louis Missouri in 1954. As a child he started learning piano with his Aunt who played in the church. His initial drum teachers were
William G. Clark of the St. Louis Symphony and George Gaber at Indiana University. Jazz Studies at Berklee College of Music with Gary Burton and Steve Swallow. Later Bill also studied Voice with Rebecca Scott, Ann Countryman and Angus Godwin.
Molenhof has performed, taught and composed music in numerous countries on 6
continents. He has worked at Festivals, Clubs, Colleges and Concert Series events as jazz soloist worldwide and as Musical Director for Gabriela Guala, his wife, who is a pianist and
singer. Their latest recording, Jazz Winds of Patagonia, features Multi Grammy-Award winner Gil Goldstein keyboards, accordion, and legendary electric bassist Jeff Berlin.
Bill's many compositions have been transmitted and performed globally for 40 years. Publishers include Warner Bros., Kendor, Alfred, Really Good, et.al.
He has worked on the faculty at Berklee, Manhattan School of Music, Ithaca College and the Hochschule fuer Musik in Nurnberg, Germany.
He presently lives in Patagonia, Argentina with his wife Gabriela Guala, son Luca, and Vaquito the wonder-dog.