Lamar Robinson

Lamar 1_CroppedNot many artists, who are 30 years of age, have 28 years of experience and there is only one Lamar Robinson; drummer, musician and beat composer.

Lamar probably learned to drum before he learned to speak. Born into a rich musical heritage, he began traveling with his father, musical director Dorsey “Rob” Robinson. He was influenced under the conducting gifts of his musical mother, Denise Robinson, and walked in the rich legacy of his Grandmother, music educator, Dr. Robinson.Lamar 4_Cropped

Lamar was born to drum. He has traveled nationally and internationally. Over the years, he has shared the stage with a who’s who of artists from the worlds of R&B, Gospel, and Jazz, including, Gladys Knight, Stevie Wonder, Fantasia, Kirk Franklin, Ashford & Simpson, Neil Sedaka, Natalie Cole, Freddie Jackson, John Mayer, Mavis Staples, Martha Wash, Salt & Peppa, BeBe & CeCe Winans, Mya, Kelis, Gloria Gaynor, Ripley Fairchild, James “D Train Williams, Melanie Fiona, Ben Tankard, Fred Hammond, Darwin Hobbs, Donnie McClurkin, Alvin Slaughter, Jonathan Butler, Kirk Wahlum, Regina Belle, Alyson Williams, Onaje Allen Gumbs, Jean Carn, Deniece Williams, Charles Billingsly, Bobbi Humphrey, Jesse Martin, The Mighty Sparrow (The Legend of Calypso), Barbara King, Glen Jones, Taylor Dayne, Mary Mary, Chrisette Michele, Oleta Adams, Pastor Roberta Moore, Tess Druckenmiller, Dino Kartsonaskis (Contemporary Pianist), and many more.

Although live musical performance is his forte, Lamar’s theatrical experiences include “The Wiz” directed by Tony Award-winner Ben Harney and the “Little Shop of Horrors.” He has also participated in Benefit concerts for Haiti at the Apollo Theatre.

When he is not on the road, Lamar works as an Assistant Teacher at the Cultural Arts Academy with a focus on percussion. For more than 12 years, he has been part of the CCC Sunday Music Experience.

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