Spike Robinson
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1930-01-16
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Spike Robinson

Spike Robinson Biography (Wikipedia)

Henry Berthold "Spike" Robinson (January 16, 1930 in Kenosha, Wisconsin – October 29, 2001 in Writtle, England) was a tenor saxophonist. He began playing at age twelve, making recordings with famous jazz and bop musicians on several labels including Discovery, Hep and Concord. However, he sought an engineering degree and followed that profession on a full-time basis for nearly 30 years. In 1981 he returned to recording music.

Beginning on alto saxophone in his early teenage years, Robinson soon discovered that it was hard to make a living playing the kind of music he wanted to play. In 1948 he joined the US Navy as a musician and by 1950 was based in the UK.

He was soon regularly jamming at London's Club Eleven, Downbeat Club and Studio 51 with leading UK beboppers, including Tommy Pollard, Johnny Dankworth and Victor Feldman. He made a few records for Carlo Krahmer's Esquire label but eventually was transferred home and demobilized. Unhappy with the music scene in the Chicago area, he took advantage of the GI Bill to study electronic engineering at university.

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S’Wonderful
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This Love Of Mine
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This Love Of Mine
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Cheerful Little Earful
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Cheerful Little Earful
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Chattanooga Choo Choo
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Chattanooga Choo Choo
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Seems Like Old Times
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Seems Like Old Times
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This Is Always
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This Is Always
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A Witty One
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A Witty One
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Indian Summer
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Indian Summer
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Let's Fall in Love
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Let's Fall in Love
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Dearly Beloved
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Dearly Beloved
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El Sponzo
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El Sponzo
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Serenade in Blue
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Serenade in Blue
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A Fine Romance
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A Fine Romance
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