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Eubanks, Robin

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Personal name headingEubanks, Robin
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Associated countryUnited States
Birth date1955-10-25
Place of birthPhiladelphia (Pa.)
AffiliationTemple University Philadelphia College of Performing Arts
Profession or occupationJazz musicians Trombonists
Found inSmith, M. Keeper of the drums [SR] p1987: container (Robin Eubanks, trombone)
Feather, L.G. Bio. enc. of jazz, 1999 (Eubanks, Robin Derrick; b. Oct. 25, 1955, Philadelphia, PA; trombone)
African American National Biography, accessed January 17, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Eubanks, Robin; jazz musician, trombonist; born 25 October 1955 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States; studied music at the Philadelphia Settlement Music School (1964-1972); Temple University (1972-1975); the Philadelphia College of Performing Arts (1975-1978); notable musical jobs, include the Art Blakey Big Band, organist Jimmy McGriff, a group with brother Kevin Eubanks (1984-1987); began musical relationship with bassist Dave Holland and Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers (1986-1988); worked with the Rolling Stones, Barbra Streisand, and the Talking Heads; considered one of the top trombonists in jazz, becoming a pioneer in the free funk music known as M-Base and one of the first to utilize electronics on trombone (1980s); member of the all-star San Francisco Jazz Collective)