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Warming up the ivories, Bob goes over a few standards before heading out to play at his latest gig.

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Appraiser turned musician riffs on oft-delayed dream

Bob Smolenski understands about life and dreams — and patience. That’s because like many other Rim Country residents, he worked his whole life, pursued three different careers and always put practicalities over passion — until he discovered his art.

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Appraiser turned musician riffs on oft-delayed dream

Bob Smolenski completed three careers before finding his true calling in Rim Country

Bob Smolenski understands about life and dreams — and patience. That’s because like many other Rim Country residents, he worked his whole life, pursued three different careers and always put practicalities over passion — until he discovered his art. Now, the appraiser, broker and insurance salesman has returned to his first love — music.

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