On Saturday, August 11, the Museum of Making Music hosts a special benefit concert in support of the Museum's programs featuring Yamaha artist Robert Kyle and his Brazilian Quartet with Hussain Jiffry on bass, Capital on guitar & vocals, and Simon Carroll on percussion.
At 6 PM, the Museum will host a special wine & cheese reception where you'll have the opportunity to meet and greet the Museum's Advisory Board, comprised of music industry luminaries, including:
During the reception, the Museum will also host a raffle to raise proceeds in support of our ongoing educational programs for adults and children. Prizes include:
Tickets are $25; $20 for Museum Members.
Robert Kyle has become known for his unique warm sound, melodic style, and his ability to harmoniously cross musical borders. His lyricism and passion are evident in whatever situation he finds himself, and he is fluid in many styles including jazz, blues, brazilian, afro-cuban, R'n'B, and classical. His performing and recording credits include work with Stevie Wonder, Michael Bolton, Michael McDonald, Natalie Cole, Vince Gill, Jason Mraz, Linda Ronstadt, Carole King, Kenny Loggins, Brenda Russell, Lou Rawls, Della Reese, Seu Jorge, Googoosh, Cee-Lo Green, Chaka Khan, Babyface, Jessica Simpson, Billy Mitchell, Tony Guerrero and many more.
He has been a featured soloist on hundreds of recordings, and has played for the Academy awards, the Emmy awards, The BET awards, The Nick & Jessica Variety Show, Lou Rawls cavalcade of stars, and many others.
Robert has released 8 albums under his own name. In addition to a very active studio career playing for television, film and jingles, he's also a highly skilled arranger & producer. He's produced and arranged albums for both Miss Paula & Carol Bach-y-Rita as well as Miguel Gutierrez, Betty Bryant, Braziliando, The HI-Fi-Quintet and many others.
He has been musical director for blues diva Linda Hopkins, Leslie Paula, Miguel Gutierrez, and currently "Jazz Bliss Brazil." He has performed internationally at many of the biggest Jazz festivals & venues in the world.
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