Robert Turner - one of the best musicians I’ve ever had the pleasure of working with. He’s been in jazz and blues festivals around the world - he’s in town passing through and I don’t want you to miss him, he’s a jaw dropping pianist~ if you dig jazz and blues - Pop In to see this Pop Up Concert - Give what you can. ***Pop Up Concert - Thursday, July 5th - ROBERT TURNER (Jazz/Blues Pianist)*** 7-9 pm - www.robertturnerpiano.com
Robert Turner is an inspired modern pianist greatly influenced by piano greats such as Gene Harris and Erroll Garner and has performed with the likes of Stevie Wonder and Dr. Dre. After spending 5 years in Japan partly studying music at the Yamaha school of music in Nagoya he relocated to Shanghai and has been a steady member of the band PGP and has also been a featured and award-winning artist with the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra. He has scored music for films such as Contradictions of the Heart and produced several CDs including China Piano, Silent Night, Blues for Gene (harris) and Softly come Here (avaiable soon). (More) Tom Lee Pettersen - Sennheiser CN
About Robert Turner
ROBERT TURNER -
Robert is a well accomplished pianist with many credits to his name. His style is like Erroll Garner, Gene Harris and Keith Jarrett. He plays many Jazz standards and popular tunes in his own style. Robert’s roots are Gospel piano chops from the Baptist Church. This is where Robert cut his teeth as a pianist. Along with this he got his technical training from LA City Collage and Sac State University.
Robert has been very blessed to have worked with: Chico Debarge, Stevie Wonder, Jon B, Ronnie Laws, Loose Ends, The House piano player for The "Steve Harvey Talent Show" in LA., Ndambi, Jaguar Wright, Nobility, Nikki Gilbert, Lena, Nysa Shaney, Glenn Lewis, Slum Villiage, Roshawn Patterson, Amel Larrieux, Charles Owens, John Heard, Alphonse Mouzon, Janet Du bois, Un wrapped all-stars, Kevin Toney, Ron Brown, Kharon Harrison, D-Notes, Ryan Cross, Stokely of Mint Condition, Madame D, Natalie Cole, Jazzzone and Byron Miller. Robert is now playing at the Melting Pot restaurant in Shanghai China (www.288meltingpot.com) and teaching at “JZ’s” school in Shanghai China.
• jz jazz fest big stage 2012 (video available on request)
• mao live house 2012 (video available on request)
• wai tan yuan summer music fest 2012 (video available on request)
• recorded a jazz version of "my girl" with the temptations (available on request)
• new cd’s "soul piano" and "china piano" available april
• Christmas cd now available on itunes (usa) "robert turner silent night"
• featured artist for shanghai symphony (solo piano concerts)
Robert Turner is one of the most requested piano players in Los Angeles. He’s also well versed with Neo Soul, 70’s Soul, Jazz, Gospel, and Fusion. He is a real warm musician who enjoys music and loves the Lord.