Bob Baldwin is a New York-born contemporary jazz pianist, music composer, author, and producer, who learned music from his father, Robert Baldwin, Sr. In 1986, Baldwin opened up for Trumpeter Tom Browne at NY‘s Bottom Line and began to work with Browne on his disc “No Longer I“, a Gospel-Jazz offering in 1987. One year later, Danny Weiss, the President for Malaco Jazz Records, co-produced Baldwin‘s album, “I‘ve Got a Long Way To Go“ along with David Wilkes. The project was submitted to the Sony Innovators Award in 1989 and won first place – Roberta Flack was the finalist judge. The 1992 disc “Reflections of Love“ charted Top-20 on the Billboard Contemporary Jazz Charts, as well as several of his solo recordings since 2000: “BobBaldwin.com“ (2000), “Brazil Chill“ (2004), “Standing Tall“ (2002), “NewUrbanJazz.com“ (2008), “Never Can Say Goodbye“, a Tribute to Michael Jackson (2010). His recordings include features from Chuck Loeb, Marion Meadows, Phil Perry, Kim Waters, Will Downing, Chieli Minucci, Joey Sommerville, Grover Washington, Jr. and Najee. Baldwin played or produced on records recorded by Rhonda Smith, Pieces of a Dream, Freddie Jackson, The Four Tops, Grover Washington, Jr. and many more. In 2012, he authored a book, entitled, “You Better Ask Somebody,“ which speaks about his over 25 years of experience in the music business. Baldwin‘s career has earned four SESAC Music awards. In 2013 he released his twentieth and latest album called “Twenty”.
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