I'm a soloist and can work in an acoustic trio. The range of music styles goes from pop, jazz, bossa, ambient, Delta blues. So you could hear a low-down blues to a Norah Jones song. I have a high tenor voice. I can make the evening low key, or a big-hearted energy set. Please let me know if you need a song for an event. Please let me know the appropriate attire.
We also go out as a duo and trio called Sharp Marbles, Bossas, Jazz, Pop, improv
Rob graduated from Berklee College in 1997. He focused on jazz arranging, the music of Brazil and lyric writing. I have also studied voice (8 years) with Joanne Messier (Boston Conservatory). Studied with Rich Falco and Toshi Iseda before Berklee.
Film Scoring: 2015 composed music for the film "DJ Stan The Man", written and directed by Mathew Fisher, starring Chase Carson. Composed EDM, House, Metal, Ambient and Doo Whop.
Robert Carlson has been hard at work as a songwriter and performer and has opened for the following artists: Johnny Winter, Edgar winter, Ronnie Earl, Roomful of Blues, James Cotton, Sugar Blue (Rolling Stones Harmonica player), Vassar Clements, Treat Her Right, Matt "Guitar" Murphy (Blues Brothers), Luther Johnson, Moses Roscoe, Jimmey Buffet at the Tweeter Center (Bud Tent).
He received two Billboard Certificate Awards for two of his songs on a blues rock CD. One tune got to number 6 on the UK Demo Chart 1991.
Rob wrote 6 tunes for the Caribbean/reggae band Dell Smart and Exit/In's latest CD: "Sure 'YA Right!". Released July 2006. Ronnie Earl and Paul Rishell are featured on separate tracks. This CD has received airplay in Belize City, St.Thomas/Virgin Islands, LA, MD and NYC. Received good recognition from performing on FOX TV 10.
Rob also contributed lyrics and music for a Brazilian indie film
"Frontiera", the composer's name is Zeca Barros. He works for the Secretary of Culture in Brazil.
Rob's partner in Brazil, Guilherme Vaz have started a production company called RWCSagaz. They're getting a lot of local musicians to record, which adds a lot of different styles to the music.
If anyone would like to see a score in PDF format I can email it to you. Stylistically it's a classical/world composition