robin@robinworthley.com  or phone      (207) 652 2268

     

                A Newport R.I. native, I came to Maine after years of touring the U.S. and Europe with  R+B recording acts like  RCA Victor artists "Little" Melvin Smith and "The Nite Riders" and others......I've also worked in backup bands for James Montgomery ,Bo Diddley and other major R+B artists.....I live now in the western mountains of Maine and spend most of my musical life in the studio and playing New England in a couple of different projects with my favorite musicians .....clips of  my current work  are here on the next pages....please give them a listen and thank you..............

                    To all at The Riverside in Oakland,Me..............Thank you all, patrons and staff, for a beautiful spot to play my music. This summer I'll be there every Thursday 5:30 till 9:00 beginning in June,and dining on the deck on locally sourced fantastic dishes  with the vineyard and river next to you is just so great.Hope to see you all there,....I'll be playing some shows with David Bowler,drummer for years for the Steienway artist,jazz great Ahmad Jamal .He lives most of the year in Germany now but we'll be playing July into August,then it's back to Germany for Dave. Also this summer,I'll be playing around New England with Chicago blues great Rodney Brown,saxophonist extrordinaire who has toured the planet with  musical legends such as the Chi-Lites and Eddy Floyd...... The latest CD of Bob Rasero's Renovators with "Blue" Lou Marini of Saturday Night Live and Blues Brothers fame playing sax to be released soon. It went to Bob Ludwig's studio for mastering ,and the CDs are all pressed .We have a CD release party coming up June 5 at Longfellows in Portland and we're opening for Marcia Ball June 11 at the Portland House of Music. Hope we see you there.............

The House of Blues,Boston



 R.I. Jazz+Blues Festival



Robin Worthley