It’s been a long time since I have been taken by surprise by the music that Robert likes to listen to: he can go from Metallica to Mozart, Stevie Ray Vaughan to Vivaldi; The Beach Boys, Elvis; listens to guitar greats like Tommy Emmanuel and Doc Watson; admires contemporary bottleneck blues performers Keb’ Mo’, Steve James and Roy ‘Book’ Binder; plays The Mavericks, Jeff Lynne, listens to piano greats Fats Domino and James Booker… the list goes on.
The music he likes to perform, especially on guitar, might have a different slant. On bass he can – and will – play anything that’s required but playing guitar is a different discipline for him. Then, on piano he plays classical pieces like Dubussy’s Claire de Lune and Chopin’s Raindrop Prelude to name just two.
There are a few songs that would be special for him and to him. And, of course…
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