Compere for numerous charities, mainly for the mentally
handicapped and disabled children,
and with the help of many artistes and bands prepared to
perform for no fee, has raised thousands of ús.
Officer at two large clubs for a number of years
using his experience in the business to increase profits
and introduce quality entertainment.
Although able to
sing a wide range of musical styles (ballads, big band,
country, jazz, rock n roll, soul, swing)
he much prefers the music of Sinatra, Andy Williams, Dean
Martin, and Tony Bennett,
to name a few of the great singers of our time.
His style is
relaxed, warm & friendly, and he enjoys seeing and
making people happy.
Left his last band,
Mystique, to emigrate to Australia in the 1980's.
He was fortunate in having musicians in his band who
welcomed the disciplined and professional approach
required to perfect a polished stage performance.
The band was able to achieve
the appropriate sound for the type of music they were
playing by constant practice
and an ear for the authentic sound required to produce
the original sound of the recording they were to perform,
which made them unique.
This approach, plus the vast range of material played,
made the band of semi-professionals very successful,
the band's logo being "The band that
performed at Arturos, an Italian restaurant in Greenwich
Village, New York, with the resident band.
He has sung with Buddy Grecco in Las Vegas, and a New
York Jazz Musician on Catalina Island,
and was a regular at the Night Owls Club in Aldershot,
singing with Bunk Williams, John Money, Jack Parnell,
the Tony Lee Trio, Kenny Baker, Don Lusher, Betty Smith,
and many other top English musicians.
wants to concentrate on his first love of music, singing
Sinatra with a big band or smaller jazz combo.
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"Rob has often been called "The
Voice", but this guy sings better
he sings with total committment, passion, expression, and
He also sounds like
Dean Martin, Perry Como, Andy Williams, Elvis, David
Gates ..... !
Just watching Rob sing - the way he puts every fibre of
his being into what he is doing - brings tears to the