Discovered by legendary American singer Margaret Whiting, Robert worked in the U.S.A, voted Best International Performer 1994 by the prestigious Manhattan Association of Cabarets of New York, resulting in several major tours. He has performed with Margaret Whiting, Kay Starr, Steve Ross, Rosemary Squires and the late Loonis McGlohan who wrote songs for Sinatra.
Robert specialises in the singing the Great American Songbook – having met many of the leading songwriters of that period. The shows are punctuated with anecdotes and stories to make a fun evening.
Robert was the first major British singer to perform a concert to celebrate Frank Sinatra's 80th Birthday at London's Queen Elizabeth Hall in 1995. It was called “HIS WAY “ and toured the UK successfully.
Robert is currently presenting four shows called 'The American Songbook' exclusively for the Fred Olsen Shipping Line for 2011.
He has also been booked exclusively by 'SAGA HOLIDAYS' to present a series of shows at their major Bournemouth hotel entitled 'Mad About Movies' – a series of three shows covering film songs from the Hollywood era including Sinatra, MGM, Disney and the Oscars winners together with a set of special Christmas concerts at London's Radisson Hotel.
Robert was the lead singer for the String of Pearls Big Band ( 2005- 2011) and sings with the Phoenix Big Band. Robert has performed at Purcell Room, London's South Bank Centre Royal Albert Hall, London Palladium, London's Pizza On The Park, The Pheasantry, Pizza Express and many other venues in the UK.Book now