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Chris Rob

Primary Instrument: Piano

Chris Rob

Born and raised on Chicago's south-side, Chris Rob was first introduced to music at age 4 by his mother, a renowned classical pianist. Today a respected singer, songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalist, he's created an international following due to his musical genius, and captivating live performances.

In just a few years after relocating to New York, Chris Rob worked his way to musical director, keyboardist and back-up vocalist for the best in popular music. He recently served these roles for R & B vocalist John Legend on his Grammy-Award winning “Get Lifted Tour”, and can be seen highlighted throughout the “John Legend: Live at The House of Blues” DVD released last year. Chris Rob has also worked closely in the studio with hip-hop heavyweights Lauryn Hill and Kanye West, as well as producers Swiss Beatz, DJ Spinna, Devo Springsteen, Emile, and soul vocalist Leon Ware, the legendary co-writer for Marvin Gaye. His most recent efforts includes Legend's single 'Stereo' , The Polyrhythm Addict's 'Ugly World', and DJ Spinna's remix of the late James Brown's forthcoming release 'Gutbucket'....
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Meshell N'Degeocello

“His sound has the 'good' vibration. His music is a reflection of who he is a beautiful person.”

Leon Ware, legendary songwriter-recording artist

“A blossoming seed...well on the way to serving the world a rich gift”

John Legend, Grammy Award winning recording artist

“Chris Rob is a much better keyboardist than I am!”

• "The Official Bootleg of Chris Rob, Vol. 1" (artist, all vocals, all instruments, production) released on internet in seventy countries including areas US, UK, France, Spain, India, South Africa • "Stereo" John Legend (keyboards) debuted on "Once Again"released internationally • "If I Have To Change" Stephanie Cook- remix with DJ Spinna-(keyboards, soloist) released US, UK 12 Inch dance single • "Son'e Ka La" Jaques-Schwarz Bart- remix with DJ Spinna (keyboards) released US, UK 12 Inch dance single • Free Magazine Compilation feat. "Said You'd Never Leave Me"(artist) released US, UK, South Africa • "Lost Love" DJ Anthony Nicholson (lead vocalist, keyboardist) released US, UK, Japan 12 inch dance single • "Maximus" DJ Anthony Nicholson (keyboardist) released US, UK, Japan 12 inch dance single • "Life Starts Today" DJ Ian Friday featuring Byron Moore (soloist) released US, UK • "Too Much" Maya Azucena (keyboardist, songwriter) debuted on "Maya Who?!" LP/ 12 Inch dance single (currently on rotation on BET)

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