Chicago Bob is 40 year veteran of the blues scene. His accomplishments include being awarded the Grand Strand Blues legacy Award in 2011, and the Blues Hall of Fame induction in 2014 as a great blues guitarist. He has performed in front of B.B. King, Jeff Beck, The Doobie Brothers, Delbert McClinton, Albert King, and too many more to mention. His love of the blues can be traced back to his Chicago roots watching literally all the greats of the blues as he was growing up. "I'm blessed in that I do what I love and I love what I do." says Hess when asked about his music.