Rob Blaine

Rob Blaine

 Cape Town, Western Cape, ZAF
BandJazz

Featuring some of Cape Town's best session musicians coming together to perform Rob's original compositions. Their sound is a combination of mellow, cool instrumental jazz. Rob Blaine has performed at numerous jazz venues in the Western Cape. As an accomplished pianist/keyboardist he has worked with artists Jimmy Dludlu and Judith Sepuma as well as many other local musicians and talented artists. Rob has released albums, Pure Intuition in 2001 and South Sea Princess in 2008.

Biography

Rob Blaine was born in Cape Town, South Africa, and began formal music studies at the age of twelve. Like many a performer, he gained an early experience 'performing' in church as a church organist.
His professional career as a musician began in his early twenties as a session musician for hire, performing at numerous jazz venues in the Western Cape. As an accomplished pianist/keyboardist he has worked with artists Jimmy Dludlu and Judith Sepuma as well as many other local musicians and talented artists.

In addition to performing, Rob is a music tutor, teaching keyboard instruments, guitar and digital recording from his own studio, Computer Music Tuition.

His first album, Pure Intuition, was recorded at the SABC in 2001, followed by the second album, South Sea Princess, in 2008. All tracks on both albums are composed and performed by Rob and each album includes a vocal track sunk by well known Cape Town singers, Denay Willie and Abigail Petersen.

His third album of original jazz is due for release in 2011

Discography

Pure intuition - 2001, South Sea Princess - 2008, Music for meditation - 2010. Tracks off all albums receive playback on several internet radio stations: www.smoothjazzaffair.com , smoothjazz radio channel (Italy) Swissgroove.eu (Switzerland) and many others...