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Rob W Carlson

Acoustic Guitar from Prairie Village, KS - Will travel up to 100 miles

$100 - $300 per event
I'm a soloist and can work in an acoustic trio. The range of music styles goes from pop, jazz, bossa, ambient, Delta blues. So you could hear a low-down blues to a Norah Jones song. I have a high tenor voice. I can make the evening low key, or a big-hearted energy set. Please let me know if you need a song for an event. Please let me know the appropriate attire.

We also go out as a duo and trio called Sharp Marbles, Bossas, Jazz, Pop, improv

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.

Film Scoring: 2015 composed music for the film "DJ Stan The Man", written and directed by Mathew Fisher, starring Chase Carson. Composed EDM, House, Metal, Ambient and Doo Whop.

Robert Carlson has been hard at work as a songwriter and performer and has opened for the following artists: Johnny Winter, Edgar winter, Ronnie Earl, Roomful of Blues, James Cotton, Sugar Blue (Rolling Stones Harmonica player), Vassar Clements, Treat Her Right, Matt "Guitar" Murphy (Blues Brothers), Luther Johnson, Moses Roscoe, Jimmey Buffet at the Tweeter Center (Bud Tent).

He received two Billboard Certificate Awards for two of his songs on a blues rock CD. One tune got to number 6 on the UK Demo Chart 1991.
Rob wrote 6 tunes for the Caribbean/reggae band Dell Smart and Exit/In's latest CD: "Sure 'YA Right!". Released July 2006. Ronnie Earl and Paul Rishell are featured on separate tracks. This CD has received airplay in Belize City, St.Thomas/Virgin Islands, LA, MD and NYC. Received good recognition from performing on FOX TV 10.

Rob also contributed lyrics and music for a Brazilian indie film
"Frontiera", the composer's name is Zeca Barros. He works for the Secretary of Culture in Brazil.
Rob's partner in Brazil, Guilherme Vaz have started a production company called RWCSagaz. They're getting a lot of local musicians to record, which adds a lot of different styles to the music.

If anyone would like to see a score in PDF format I can email it to you. Stylistically it's a classical/world composition
White Shirt
Bad Tie Rob W Carlson
Satin Doll Duke Ellington
Johnny Mercer & Billy Strayhorn
Na Rua
na chuva
Robert Johnson
Amazing Grace
Nobody's Fault but Mine
Blind Willie McTell
Statesboro Blues
Robert Johnson
The Story of Love
Big Bill Broonzy
What's the matter with the mill
Muddy Watters
White Shirt
Bad Tie
She Ain't Shy
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Tonight the Bottle Let me Down
George Jones
What am I going to do with you
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Whisky Burn
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You are my Sunshine
Johnny Cash
Agua de beber
Tom Jobim
Duke Ellington & Irving Mills
Blue skies
Irving Berlin
Georgia on My Mind
Hoagy Carmichael & Stuart Gorrell
Honeysuckle Rose
Fats Waller & Andy Razaf
I Got it Bad and That Ain't Good
Duke Ellington & Paul Franics Webster
Little Boat
Roberto Menescal
Luck southern
Keith Jarret
Satin Doll
Duke Ellington
When I Fall in Love
Victor Young & Edward Heyman
When the Lights are Low
Benny Carter & Spencer Williams
You are the Sunshine of My Life
Stevie Wonder
John Sebastian
Delta Lady
Joe Cocker
Dirty work
Donald Fagan
Dock of the Bay
Otis Redding
Don't know why
Norah Jones
Don't Stop Believing
Fire and Rain
James Taylor
Handle me with care
Travelling Wilburrys
Morango Vaz
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Highway to Hell
I Can See Your Love
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In My Life
Lennon & McCartney
I need You
Lennon & McCartney
If I Fell
Lennon & McCartney
Irish eyes
Just the two of us
Bill Withers
Chuck Berry
On the Road to Guaimaca
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Pale Blue Eyes
Lou Reed
She Wont cry in front of you
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stand by me
Ben E King
Take it to the Streets
Doobie Brothers
Morango Vaz
Bonde do dom
Marisa Monte
Cordas de aço
Tom Jobim
Roberto & Erasmo Carlos
Tim Maia
E preciso Muito Amor
Chico da Silva
Caetano Veloso
Na Rua na chuva na fazenda
Roberto Menescal
Juízo Final
Nelson Cavaquinho
Acoustic Guitar
Jazz Guitar
Ambient Guitar
Blues Acoustic Guitar
Baby Showers
Bar Mitzvahs
Happy Hours
Bachelorette Parties
Bat Mitzvahs
Bridal Showers
Bachelor Parties
Halloween Parties
Birthday Parties (Kids)
Birthday Parties (Adult)
First Communions
Luau Parties
Wedding Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
Engagement Parties
Family Reunions
Rehearsal Dinners
Please note Rob W Carlson will also travel to Kansas City, Lenexa, Mission, Overland Park, Shawnee Mission, Leawood, Shawnee, Grandview, Edwardsville, Independence, Riverside, Lees Summit, Olathe, Stilwell, Belton, Bonner Springs, Bucyrus, Raymore, Blue Springs, Waldron, De Soto, Basehor, Clearview City, Gardner, Liberty, New Century, Spring Hill, Greenwood, Linwood, Peculiar.
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