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Mark Robinson

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Primary Instrument: Vocalist

Jazz singer Mark Robinson draws his major inspiration from the Great American Songbook, and lovers of jazz and cabaret singing are drawing inspiration from Robinson's recently released CD, Some Small Dive.

As Dan McClenaghan from All About Jazz put it, “Like the very best in this game -- Sinatra or Tony Bennett -- Robinson makes it all sound so effortless on this truly superb vocal jazz outing.”

Given such praise, Robinson's appeal to live audiences isn't hard to understand. His style is elegant and refined, but always swinging. And as he works his way through the jazz standards of composers like Cole Porter and Rodgers & Hart, and new classics from writers like Elvis Costello and Dave Frishberg, Robinson's delivery is both emotionally direct and musically sophisticated. He's cool, all right, but his music, at the same time, is fun and alive....
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As a Leader

Some Small Dive
Breaking Even Records
2006
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Personnel:
David Austin: piano
Mark Williams: bass
Bob Blankenship: drums
Noel Jewkes: alto saxaphone
Jeffrey Burr: guitar

Tracks:
1.East of the Sun
2. Days of Wine and Roses
3. My Foolish Heart
4. I've Got the World on a String
5. Close Your Eyes
6. A Ghost of a Chance
7. I Remember You
8. Lush Life
9. Embraceable You
10. I Keep Going Back to Joe's
11. Just Friends
12. I'm Thru With Love
13. Waters of March
14. Centerpiece

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