Robin has been appearing on Cambridge and East Anglian radio shows this month in the run up to his Chet Baker programme at the Cambridge Jazz Festival in November.
On Thursday 11th October Robin was interviewed by Steffi Callister at a Cambridge 105 and accompanied by guitarist Louis Thorne for a live performance of the Chet Baker tune Do It The Hard Way.
On Thursday 18th October Sue Marchant of BBC Radio Cambridgeshire aired an interview she did with Robin earlier that week at his recording studio as part of her Run Around Sue series. During the piece, Robin talked about his jazz vinyl and microphone collection, Matthew Ruddick’s book on Chet Baker, and the upcoming Cambridge Jazz Festival performance, as well as performing a solo rendition of the Chet Baker song Do It The Hard Way. Here is the whole piece from 22 minutes.
On Sunday 28th October, Robin was at the BBC Radio Cambridgeshire studios talking again with Sue Marchant performing two songs live. This time the show was aired across East Anglia, on BBC Radio Essex, BBC Radio Norfolk, and BBC Radio Suffolk.
Hear the whole interview at www.bbc.co.uk from 1:21:00
One of the songs was also filmed for the show’s Facebook Live feed.