Why hire Rob Duncan?
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Rob Duncan is a very soulful singer and pianist/keyboardist whose distinct style of playing and singing is truly all his own.
As a singer Rob Duncan's voice has been featured on many CD's as well as television and radio, including the legendary television shows American Bandstand with Dick Clark, and Solid Gold.
Songs in his repertoire include covers by Marvin Gaye, Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, Elton John, Billy Joel, Stevie Wonder, Paul McCartney, Sam Cooke, The Isley Brothers, The Beatles, and much more.
Rob Duncan's musical roots are in the music of Motown artists such as Marvin Gaye and Stevie Wonder. Add to that Michael McDonald, Elton John, and Leon Russell, and you'll get an idea of what to expect from Rob as a singer and keyboard player.
Rob started his professional career as the pianist and backup singer for Arista recording artist Paul Davis (Cool Nights, 65 Love Affair, I Go Crazy).
Rob appeared with Paul Davis on American Bandstand and Solid Gold.
Once the tour was over, Rob moved to New York City. Within his first year in NYC, Rob was hired to write and produce songs for the children’s television show, Sesame Street.
The next few years Rob continued writing and recording songs while also performing at events and various piano bars in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Long Island, and New Jersey.
In 1994 Rob moved to Boston, MA, and formed the band The Radicals.
He and his band performed concerts at the Boston Garden, the Fleet Center, The Wang Theater, as well as many other top venues in New England.
Rob also performed in Paris, France from 1994-2001.
Rob Duncan wrote songs for and produced four CDs while in Boston, and in 2002, Rob and his family moved back to NYC.
Rob Duncan has spent the last 8 years in the New York City area, performing locally in clubs, private parties and events, as well as singing jingles for various advertisers.
Rob also is very active as a composer and music producer and studio musician, staying busy producing music for various artists as well as overseeing the production of live performances of the artists he produces.
Rob Duncan is a very seasoned musician and singer, and his soulfulness is clear the minute you hear him begin to sing and play piano.
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