Paul's CD will appeal to a broad-based audience who enjoy the pop/rock/jazz genres.
Sweet consists of all original material, well rendered instrumentally to a large extent by Paul Robinson himself, who plays guitars, bass and synth. He gets help from some other very talented of musicians. The most dominant instrument is the guitar.
Paul Robinson has a great vocal style and an excellent voice which takes on different qualities depending upon the style of the song.
Paul's song writing skill is really outstanding.
What I particularly like about Paul's album is the diversity. He moves through different moods and feels, sometimes he reminds one of Billy Joel, sometimes he brings back Gino Vanelli, one particular cut he is a ringer for Canada's Kim Mitchell, and it's easy to see that Steely Dan has been an influence. The material moves right along.
The cover art on CD is simple and the printing nice and clear; the beautiful guitars pictured on the inside include many from Paul's own collection.
Here is a little background information on Paul:
A Cleveland native, Paul has toured extensively nationally and internationally, and has built a successful performing and recording career as a lead guitarist with luminaries like folk-swing inventor Dan Hicks, pop icon Al Stewart, Romeo Void's Debora Iyall, and the Gypsy jazz band, the Hot Club of San Francisco. Robinson has added his signature guitar sound to at least a dozen albums ranging from pop and rock to jazz and beyond, and has produced several CDs including "Sweet." Additionally, he has shared the stage with Don Was, Bob Weir, David Sanborn, Steve Winwood and has opened for such greats as Joni Mitchell, Joan Osborne, Dave Mason and Roger McGuinn. Paul's musical influences include but are not limited to Steely Dan/Beatles/Dan Hicks/ Al Stewart/Frank Sinatra/JeffBeck.
General Description of Music: Adult Contemporary
Particular type within general description: Pop/Rock/Jazz
Order information on CD: 433 Town Centre, Suite #673, Corta Madera, CA. 94925
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