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.
Congo to the Mississippi | Afro Fiesta’s Global Goal 🌍
Introduction “This song was co-written by Mermans Mosengo and my brother, Greg Johnson, a few years ago while we were on tour with the PFC Band. The simple message and anthemic chorus made me really excited to record it as a PFC Song Around The World. We started under the hot African sun in the […]
“I do not see my guitar as a gun but rather as a hammer with which to help build the house of the Tuareg people.” With over 1400 years of deeply rooted historical and cultural context in a single song, “Ahoulaguine Akaline” comes from a different breed of rebel rockers. Kel Tamasheq, known commonly […]