Featured Album

Home and Away

“Graceful music by a pianist with an exquisite touch. Beautiful, just beautiful.” Marian McPartland, NPR Piano Jazz EPK, Home and Away Direct from the Artist Robin on Pandora (North America, Australia, New Zealand) Stream on Apple Music Robin on Spotify Robin Meloy Goldsby’s elegant album of acoustic solo piano music, Home and Away, takes the listener […]

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Featured Book

Manhattan Road Trip: Short Stories

Manhattan Road Trip: Short Stories In Robin Meloy Goldsby’s musical tales of passion, wild success and gut-wrenching regret, a classical pianist battles middle age and Rachmaninoff; a bebop saxophonist struggles with a varmint sharing her New York City apartment; and a cellist performs Mozart for her mentally ill mother. Filled with the biting humor and […]

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Blog

Yeah, Man

“What key is this in?” Bob Rawsthorne (my dad), mallets hovering his vibes, asked Johnny Costa, musical director of Mister Rogers Neighborhood as they prepared to record improvised music with complicated changes, live on tape. Playing with Costa was harrowing, inspirational, and full of surprises. Bob called the band the Kamikaze Trio. He and bassist Carl McVicker never knew what Costa would do next—he had a habit of switching keys at the last minute, causing low-level panic for his experienced sidemen. In the shoe-string budget world of public television, the trio was usually not offered more than one chance to get it right. Sink or swim.

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