Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Robert Ross tonight in Manhattan, and New Jersey on Nov 12 #music #blues #jazz


Two Time NY Music Award Winner & NY Blues Hall Of Fame Inductee
Website: www.RobertRossBand.com
Quote: "A blues icon. One of the great blues spirits." Bob Fass (Radio Un-nameable, WBAI-FM Pacifica Network).
Mal Stein & Robert Ross @ Society of Illustrators
Tuesday, November 1, 2011
6:30pm - 9:30pm

Society of Illustrators (map)
128 East 63rd Street, New York, NY 10065
Phone: (212) 838-2560
For more info: societyillustrators.org
Other Info: Sketch night from 6:30pm to 9:30pm at the historic Society of Illustrators. Featuring: Mal Stein on drums & percussion, and two time NY Music Award winner & NY Blues Hall of Fame inductee Robert Ross on vocals, acoustic guitar, & harmonica. $15 Admission to sketch, $10 to sit at bar and take in the whole scene, music, models, and art.
Robert Ross Band @ Robin's Nest
Saturday, November 12, 2011
8pm - 12am

Robin's Nest (map)
3103 Tremley Point Road, Linden, NJ 07036
Phone: 908 275-3043
Other Info  
Featuring: Two time NY Music Award winner & NY Blues Hall of Fame inductee Robert Ross on vocals, guitar, slide guitar, and harmonica. $10 Admission.
ROBERT ROSS wins 2nd NY MUSIC AWARD & is inducted into NY BLUES HALL OF FAME !!
2011 has been a pretty incredible year for Robert Ross. He will be inducted into the New York Blues Hall of Fame on December 4th at Kenny's Castaways, and he won his second New York Music Award for Best Live Blues Artist. The other blues artists to win this year were Cyndi Lauper and Mose Allison. Ross won his first New York Music Award for Best Blues Artist in 1989 and has been nominated a total of 7 times over the years alongside such stars as Johnny Copeland, Taj Mahal, John Hammond Jr., and Roscoe Gordon. Robert also won an East Coast Rocker Award for Best Blues Artist in 1991. He has also been nominated 7 times over the years along with the likes of John Hammond, Johnny Copeland, Taj Mahal, and Roscoe Gordon. The singer, songwriter, guitarist, slide guitarist, & harmonica player is known for a wide variety of blues, jazz, soul, rock 'n' roll, and other roots music. Robert worked and recorded with Big Joe Turner for Spivey Records & for Doc Pomus. He also worked with Lightnin' Hopkins, John Lee Hooker, Big Mama Thornton, Brownie McGhee, Memphis Slim, Sunnyland Slim, Otis Rush, Dr. John, J.B. Hutto, Victoria Spivey, Louisiana Red, Eddie Kirkland, Floyd Jones, Homesick James, Bobby Lewis, Pinetop Perkins, Charles & Cyrille Neville, David "Honey Boy" Edwards, Linda Hopkins, Wilbert Harrison, & Champion Jack Dupree. One of Ross' songs was recorded and released twice by Johnny Winter. Two other originals appeared on ABC TV's daytime drama "All My Children". The Robert Ross Band has toured Europe and North America. Ross has performed at numerous festivals including the Chicago Blues Festival and the Montreal Jazz Festival, and is a perennial at the Riverhead Blues Festival on Long Island. The Robert Ross Band has released 7 internationally distributed cds. Ross performs as a solo (acoustic or electric), as a duo, with The Robert Ross Band and with a new group called The BluesManian Devils.
Including the 1977 Spivey Records LP cover featuring Big Joe Turner, and The Tangerine Blues Band from 1969. Check it out at:http://www.robertrossband.com/photos

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