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Orphy Robinson at Bristol Beacon

Posted by Ian Storror on February 14, 2022


Bristol Beacon
Trenchard Street

Orphy Robinson at Bristol Beacon


Sun, May 15, 2022

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Orphy Robinson


Orphy Robinson (Marimba/Vibes)

Orphy Robinson is one of the major figures in the UK Jazz scene, but is regarded as an important figure across a wide range of musics, not only as a master musician but also as a mentor and educator.
He has released records on Blue Note record label and played with top US artists Don Cherry, David Murray, Henry Threadgill, and in the UK with Courtney Pine, The Jazz Warriors, and Andy Sheppard, among many, many, others

Orphy is a vibraphonist and multi-instrumentalist, who also plays; saxophone, trumpet, drums, piano, marimba and steel pans. He has written music for television, film, theatre, opera and contemporary classical music; including “42 Shades of Black” for the Phoenix Dance Theatre, which was performed at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta. ...

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