Originally from Los Angeles and based out of Seattle, WA, Robin has been involved with Playing For Change since its inception.
If you look closely you can see him at the beginning of the “Stand By Me” video where Rodger Ridley is playing Robin’s guitar. Over the years, he has worn many hats: producing, mixing, songwriting and playing guitar in the band. Tasty solos and soulful vocals have earned Robin the respect of his peers and a Bogner Amp endorsement. As an advocate of arts education and its importance to our future generations, Robin works as a mentor for “at risk youth” at S.A.S. Alternative High School in Bothell, WA.
Playing For Change has been recognized as a Best For The World honoree in the following categories: Overall, Changemakers and Community. This annual honor is given to Certified B Corps that rank in the top 10% for their positive societal and environmental impact. “We’re incredibly proud of this year’s Best For The World honorees,” says Anthea Kelsick, Chief Marketing Officer […]
Playing For Change Receives 2019 Polar Music Prize
On June 11th, Playing For Change co-founders Whitney Kroenke and Mark Johnson accepted Sweden’s Polar Music Prize alongside hip-hop pioneer Grandmaster Flash and German violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter at the Grand Hotel in Stockholm. Polar Music Prize Regarded as one of the foremost honors throughout the international music community, the Polar Music Prize is bestowed annually to influential individuals, artists, and organizations who break […]