Robert Rodi is a singer with a three-octave range, an appetite
for improvising, and sonics that range from gentle to jet-engine. His ultimate aim is to fuse jazz, cabaret, and spoken-word
performance into an entirely new art form…or at least one
hella fine time.
Photo: Robert Sit
'O Sole Mio
Songs of Italy from the 19th century to now ... including Neapolitan favorites, pop tunes from the sixties and seventies that inspired English-language hits by Dusty Springfield and Tom Jones, and other surprises and novelties.
Thursday, November 3, 8pm
Davenport's Cabaret, 1383 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago
The Sound of Music, Man
The hills are alive with the sound of bossa, samba, scat and swing in this jazz and Beat-poetry retelling of Rodgers & Hammerstein's masterpiece.
Next performance: TBD
Classic bebop tunes by Miles, Mingus, Monk & more, with Robert’s own original lyrics—making them available to singers for the first time.
Sunday, January 29, 2017 , 6pm
Uncommon Ground, 1401 W. Devon Ave., Chicago
Robert Rodi & Friends
Ongoing jazz singers' jam, usually the first Tuesday of the month.
Saturday, March 31, 2017, 8pm
Lizard's Liquid Lounge, 3058 W. Irving Park Road, Chicago
Robert Rodi Quintet - “That’s Miles (Oleo)”
Robert Rodi -
“I Could Have Danced All Night”
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