Rob W Carlson

Rank #85 US Lexington, MA Singer Songwriter / World / jazzyworldelec...

50% of sales go to the charity Half The Sky Movement.

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Sounds Like: Sting, Steely Dan, Stevie Winwood, Peter Gabriel, Frank Zappa

Bio: Rob graduated from Berklee College in 1997. He focused on jazz arranging, the music of Brazil and lyric writing. I have also studied voice (8 years) with Joanne Messier (Boston Conservatory). Studied with Rich Falco and Toshi Iseda before Berklee

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Twitter_icon_for_status: Rob W Carlson has a show on 03/17/2014 at 06:30 PM @ Acton Jazz Cafe in Acton, MA http://t.co/xFUV7webUL #concert


“On his new CD, You Better Call Someone, Carlson steps out on his own and offers up seven well penned songs that feature superb playing, excellent vocals and clever songwriting that touches down on pop, blues, jazz and folk. The album is rich with musical and vocal magic and features the powerhouse tracks in the progressive slide masterpiece "Pay Hay Okee," the honky tonk of "You Got To Be Shitting Me," the clever "100 Decibel Shoes," and the Latin infused "Toxic Cameo." [D.S.] ”
—  Douglas Sloan, Metronome Magazine - Boston
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  • Mon

    Mar 17

    Acton, MA, US | 6:30pm

    Acton, MA, US
    Mon Mar 17 6:30pm


    This is Ellen Schmidt's Open Mike at the Acton Jazz Cafe. She's host this wonderful gig! Playing with me will be Jeff Trout, Ted Millen, Isabel Fine and Juan Saucedo.

  • Wed

    Jan 22

    Concord, MA, US | 7:30pm

    Concord, MA, US
    Wed Jan 22 7:30pm


    The Main Street Cafe has a great warm neighborhood atmosphere. Come out, very hip food and drink!

  • 2013

    Dec 17

    Lexington, MASSA, US | 6:30pm
    Nourish Restaurant
    Lexington, MASSA, US
    Tue Dec 17, 2013 6:30pm


    Ellen Schmidt hosts this great open mic! A great place to hear great talent. We have an 8:30 set!!

  • 2013

    Oct 26

    Red Hook, NY, US | 1:00pm
    Taste Budd's Cafe
    Red Hook, NY, US
    Sat Oct 26, 2013 1:00pm


    I'm doing two solo sets starting at 1:00 They have great food and coffee. It has a really hip vibe!

  • 2013

    Oct 25

    Red Hook, NY, US | 1:00pm
    Taste Budd's Cafe
    Red Hook, NY, US
    Fri Oct 25, 2013 1:00pm


    I'll working two solo sets. Starting at 1:00 PM. Great food and coffee. A very hip atmosphere!

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  • Andy Shearer (Guitarist/Composer) (Artist) Andy Shearer (Guitar...
    Great sound and superb playing. If I didn't live so far away, I would love to come and see you play live.
  • Johnny STRAWS (Artist) Johnny STRAWS
    Stopping by to support and listen, great stuff!
  • LwR (Artist) LwR
    Great set list Rob! Got some true gems here brother. Thanks for you support! Much respect my friend! 3b
  • Joey Green Band (Artist) Joey Green Band
    Thanks for the support! Its very much appreciated. Keep up the great work!
  • John Revitte (Artist) John Revitte
    Outstanding songwriting!!
  • Razvan S. (Artist) Razvan S.
    Great work!! :)
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Q: Rob, I saw you at the Acton Jazz Cafe March 17 and you were unbelieveably amazing. I did not have a chance to go over and tell you that night, which I regret. Awesome. Ed Loechler
A: Ed, Thank you for the kind words it's appreciated! Let me know if you have a website to check out your tunes. I love checking out new talent. Working on TV and Film submissions for plugger in TX. Got back from knee surgery, when I recover I'll be hitting the open mikes, please stop by and say hello. All the best!!

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