SPIKE ROBINSON

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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
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SPIKE ROBINSON Music Of Harry Warren - Vol. 2 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Music Of Harry Warren - Vol. 2
Cool Jazz 1982
SPIKE ROBINSON London Reprise album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
London Reprise
Cool Jazz 1984
SPIKE ROBINSON Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most
Cool Jazz 1985
SPIKE ROBINSON Spike Robinson / Roy Williams : It's a Wonderful World album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Spike Robinson / Roy Williams : It's a Wonderful World
Cool Jazz 1985
SPIKE ROBINSON Spike Robinson With Tommy Pollard's Downbeat Five & Victor Feldman ‎: The Guv'nor album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Spike Robinson With Tommy Pollard's Downbeat Five & Victor Feldman ‎: The Guv'nor
Bop 1986
SPIKE ROBINSON Spike Robinson - Al Cohn Quintet: Henry B. Meets Alvin G. 'Once In A Wild' album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Spike Robinson - Al Cohn Quintet: Henry B. Meets Alvin G. 'Once In A Wild'
Cool Jazz 1987
SPIKE ROBINSON Spike Robinson With Elaine Delmar ‎: In Town album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Spike Robinson With Elaine Delmar ‎: In Town
Cool Jazz 1987
SPIKE ROBINSON The Gershwin Collection album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Gershwin Collection
Cool Jazz 1988
SPIKE ROBINSON The Odd Couple album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Odd Couple
Cool Jazz 1989
SPIKE ROBINSON Just a Bit O' Blues, Vol. 1 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Just a Bit O' Blues, Vol. 1
Swing 1989
SPIKE ROBINSON Three for the Road album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Three for the Road
Cool Jazz 1989
SPIKE ROBINSON Just a Bit O' Blues, Vol. 2 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Just a Bit O' Blues, Vol. 2
Swing 1990
SPIKE ROBINSON Spike Robinson With The Jim Doherty Trio : One Man In His Time album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Spike Robinson With The Jim Doherty Trio : One Man In His Time
Cool Jazz 1991
SPIKE ROBINSON Play Arlen (with George Masso) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Play Arlen (with George Masso)
Cool Jazz 1992
SPIKE ROBINSON Plays Harry Warren album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Plays Harry Warren
Cool Jazz 1994
SPIKE ROBINSON Spike & Strings album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Spike & Strings
Cool Jazz 1994
SPIKE ROBINSON Tenor Madness album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Tenor Madness
Cool Jazz 1997
SPIKE ROBINSON The CTS Session album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The CTS Session
Cool Jazz 2005

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SPIKE ROBINSON Spike Robinson with Eddie Thompson Trio ‎: At Chesters album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Spike Robinson with Eddie Thompson Trio ‎: At Chesters
Cool Jazz 1985
SPIKE ROBINSON Spike Robinson With Eddie Thompson Trio ‎: 0.00 | 0 ratings
Spike Robinson With Eddie Thompson Trio ‎: "At Chesters" Vol.2
Cool Jazz 1986
SPIKE ROBINSON Stairway to the Stars album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Stairway to the Stars
Cool Jazz 1990
SPIKE ROBINSON Reminiscin album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Reminiscin
Cool Jazz 1992
SPIKE ROBINSON Real Corker album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Real Corker
Cool Jazz 1995
SPIKE ROBINSON I Wish I Knew - Live In Dublin 1979 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
I Wish I Knew - Live In Dublin 1979
Cool Jazz 2007
SPIKE ROBINSON Spike Robinson  Very Live in Boulder, Colorado album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Spike Robinson Very Live in Boulder, Colorado
Cool Jazz 2013

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