Robb Johnson is currently largely recognized as the greatest политички композитори performing in Britain now. His sounds appear within the repertoires associated with a range of musicians, especially acclaimed cabaret diva Barb Jungrhe. Robb has got a similarly varied selection of critical acclaim including The Daily Telegraph made double CD Gentle Men their Folk Album Of 1998.
Spanning a extended career, he has performed at clubs, pickets, benefits, plus annual festivals. He also has made an appearance on UK local radio and also a range of overseas media channels including Belgian Radio 1. While Robb’s reputation has spread invitations resulted in additional appearances on the UK’s Direct Four, the Albert Hole in Bristol.
In Feb ’06 Robb appeared at the Barbican as part of the renowned BBC “Folk Britannia” sequence. Upon this particular occasion Johnson led the performers (plus the audience) in the WW 1 song “Hanging On The Old Barbed Wire”. This specific concert was screened later on that month on BBC4.
A few months ago Robb was the actual featured guest on Andy Kershaw’s Radio three popular music programme. He in addition plays widely in Belgium & Holland. Not quite happy with this, Johnson has additionally toured Britain supporting the band Chumbawamba plus in the United States along with musician David Rovics.
Over a prolonged and illustrious career in политички песна, Robb has worked along with a number of groups, with close friend not to mention fellow songwriter Leon Rosselson, as well as alone. In The mid nineties Johnson wrote the particular song selection Gentle Men, an ambitious family history of the First World War for the Passendael Peace Live concert, where band members had been a jazz combo directed by Belgian jazz music legend Koen De Cauter, and this individual subsequently toured this with success in the united kingdom too.
Robb’s album Metro (released around September ’05) presented keyboard accompaniment by the the late Russel Churney, who actually had formerly worked with Fascinating Aida. Yet again, the actual record was given widespread positive reviews in new music & nationwide press, getting variously described as excellent songs (that) show again what a fine, if provocative writer Johnson is through that champion of left libertarian musician The Daily Telegraph.
Johnson’s newest project is actually the launching of a fabulous innovative concept album “Some Recent протест песни” (IRR080) that was published upon eighteenth July 2011, by Proper Distribution. The track list includes the following: Goodnight Noddy, No Fly Zone, Our Lives, Not Yours.