TED ROBINSON -
piano bar entertainer
Teddy Robinson's music is a variety of sounds and dimensions, he is a genius of soul, jazz, and country music. He also plays the harmonica.
Teddy Robinson was born in Columbus Ohio. His mother, Helen Robinson was told by the doctor that Teddy was legally blind at the age of four. Teddy only remembers brief periods of light.
Teddy Robinson attended the Capital school for the blind in Columbus Ohio.
He majored in music and was taught to write music by the Braille system.
At the Capital school, Teddy was observed to be talented at singing and playing the piano, and also arranging music.
At the age of sixteen, Teddy was discovered by the late Jackie Wilson, one of the executives of Brunswick Record Corporation. Teddy recorded an album with the late Jackie Wilson. This professional relationship ended due death of Mr. Wilson.
Teddy Robinson is presently playing the piano and singing at the Pier '52' located in the Sheraton Center at 52nd Street, New York.
The New York Times and Ebony Magazine called Teddy Robinson one of the best and most talented blind singing pianist to hit the music scene since Stevie Wonder, Art Tatum, George Shearing and Ray Charles.
Teddy Robinson's blindness does not handicap him at all, like Ray Charles and Stevie Wonder, Teddy sings and plays jazz, blues, pop, gospel and country and Western.
Teddy Robinson adds an necessary ingredient to any evenings entertainment appealing to all ages and every nationality.
Here are some latest venues where he performed:
La Mamounia Hotel Marrekech-Morocco, Maximus Pianobar Rotterdam-Holland, Casino Weggis-Switzerland, Raden Mas Amsterdam-Holland, Lago Pianobar Ascona-Switzerland, Palace Hotel Luzern-Switzerland, Raden Mas Rotterdam-Holland, Fetscher's Live Dresden-Germany, Galileos Pianobar Basel-Switzerland, Crystal Hotel St.Moritz-Switzerland, Parnas Pianobar Copenhagen-Denmark, Vereina Hotel Klosters-Switzerland, Parkhotel Laurin Bolzano-Italy, Cafe zur Frauenkirche Dresden-Germany, Kurhaus Hotel Scheveningen-Holland, Jacob's Bar-B-Q Aarhus-Denmark, Sturmhaube Pianobar Kampen-Germany, Inter-Continental Hamburg-Germany, Fagernes Hotel-Norway, a.m.o.