Robbi Hall Kumalo is an artist with an incredible voice with tons of charisma and charm to win over any audience. Robbi started in the music business singing with a host of legendary artists including Aretha Franklin, Eileen Ivers, Arif Mardin, Jewel, Diana Ross, Jimmy Owens, Ashford & Simpson, Edie Brickell, Chieli Minucci, Gino Sitson, Bakithi Kumalo, John Hiatt, Chaka Khan, Rod Stewart, Mary J. Blige, and Harry Belafonte among many others. Bringing to the stage a level of excitement, Robbi gives to her audiences freely and unselfishly. Her band members are versatile and extraordinary players, who have performed with many music legends themselves. Robbi's personable demeanor is the essence of her show; first going deep into her own zone then pouring it all out in song. Robbi's larger than life stage presence and enticingly beautiful voice have given her the opportunity to perform in many settings, always with great success.
For more than 25 years, Robbi K has been performing and working to develop young audiences, producing joyous and exhilarating programs for all ages. Robbi K has developed a new kind of artistic presentation successfully combining music, theater, and culture with a worldview that makes a dramatic break from the Euro-centric norm. She’s been a major force in bringing a sense of the world community to children’s entertainment. She brings with her Lincoln Center for Aesthetic Education Professional Teaching Artist training and earnest communication skills to enhance her performance - be it storytelling to the young or improvising with adults