Tuesday, 24 December 2013

Sunday, 22 December 2013

Monday, 16 December 2013

what cool really is...

Sad to see the passing of the great cool jazz guitarist, Jim Hall. Truly inspirational.

Saturday, 30 November 2013

Thursday, 10 October 2013

promo video

First look at the promotional video produced by Paul Dunning at RHS Hyde Hall - we're really pleased! http://youtu.be/qEhePIbWZh4

Saturday, 28 September 2013

chilli festival RHS Hyde Hall

the weather looks good and the forecast is good - just some good tunes needed....!

Monday, 23 September 2013


currently working on the jazz guitar repertoire for the Christmas gigs. Any venues etc. interested?

Chilli Festival at RHS Hyde Hall

my jazz guitar trio is back at RHS Hyde Hall this weekend - Saturday and Sunday 10-4pm with some open air guitar jazz!

Saturday, 21 September 2013

more info

make that more details on Sharon Blackman's  facebook page for acoustic set!

acoustic set

A short acoustic set with Ian Flavill for a christmas fayre today in writtle - see Sharon's blog for details. Looking forward to it!

Thursday, 12 September 2013

Back at RHS Hyde Hall

Rob's guitar trio will be back at RHS |Hyde Hall at the end of this month playing cool jazz at the Chili Festival 28-29 September. Looking forward to it!

Sunday, 8 September 2013

Monday, 5 August 2013

Monday, 29 July 2013

RHS Hyde Hall

We all enjoyed another great gig at RHS Hyde Hall - excellent atmosphere and weather, with no soakings or fryings!

Saturday, 27 July 2013

Monday, 22 July 2013

Trio back at Hyde Hall this weekend 27-28th July

Looking forward to some more cool grooves at RHS Hyde Hall this weekend with Josh Graham and Roy Hodges.

Saturday, 13 July 2013

Saturday, 29 June 2013

Trio at RHS Hyde Hall

The weather does look better! Set for a good weekend's groovin' at Hyde Hall with Josh Graham and Roy Hodges

Saturday, 22 June 2013

Trio at Hyde Hall next weekend

Josh Graham, Roy Hodges and myself are playing some cool jazz next weekend at Hyde Hall - come along!

Monday, 10 June 2013


One of my biggest influences is Peter Frampton - and continues to be. Listen to  Hallelujah on Performance: Rocking the Fillmore and Mia on Frampton. What a great sound and choice of notes

Tuesday, 4 June 2013

RHS Hyde Hall Summer Garden Party/Rob Blackman Trio

Come along - it's on the 29th and 30th of this month - featuring Josh Graham and Roy Hodges 10am - 4pm each day - open air guitar jazz!

Back to school

Back to school on Wednesday following quite a painful couple of weeks healthwise - the timing is slowly returning. Looking forward to the RHS Hyde Hall weekend gig later this month and hoping for excellent weather.

Thursday, 18 April 2013

Introduction to Gypsy Jazz

Looks like the 1st June is a good date for this - some feedback would be good before we cement it in!

Tuesday, 19 March 2013

Introduction to Gypsy Jazz

A new introduction to Gypsy Jazz Workshop is in the planning at the moment - all levels welcome - will be a Saturday at the Brentwood venue - let me know who's interested!