Robin Lee’s professional career as a Marvin Gaye tribute act has seen him establish himself as one of the best Motown singers around. Originally from Sacramento, California, Robin became completely immersed in the local music scene upon arriving in the United Kingdom. His professional background as a top-quality soul and Motown singer has made him worthy of paying tribute to one of the most memorable veterans of the Motown sound – Marvin Gaye. Robin’s musical background is as interesting as it is extensive. Having made a name for himself working as an accomplished musician, songwriter and producer, Robin ran a very successful backing track business recording vast amounts of music in his very own recording studio.
Having worked with many well-known recording artists, Robin’s work has enjoyed chart success and credits on numerous albums and singles. One of the highlights of this success was Robin’s contribution to the music for the film Tamla Rose, written alongside his long-time writing partner Laura Walton. Robin’s special love for the Motown sound of the 1960’s soon saw him achieve considerable success as an authentic and exciting Marvin Gaye tribute act.
As a result, Robin’s vast knowledge of the Motown era has seen his performances include a varied and eclectic setlist, paying tribute to the likes of Alexander O’Neal, Bill Withers, Billy Ocean, The Drifters, Earth, Wind & Fire and Luther Vandross, alongside his wonderful and accurate renditions of Marvin Gaye. One of the most iconic soul acts of the last century, Marvin Gaye’s pivotal role in shaping the Motown sound continues to be reflected in his present-day legacy.
His stellar musical talent saw him achieve widespread success during his twenty-five-year career, producing many well-known classics such as I Heard It Through the Grapevine, Too Busy Thinking About My Baby, That’s the Way Love Is, and Inner City Blues. Since then, the appreciation of his work is evident through the continued popularity of much of his greatest musical output. In his own capacity as a performer, Robin’s tribute act has seen him perform at hundreds of events and venues throughout the country. This popularity is undoubtedly a result of his unquestionable musical talent and professionalism, characteristics which have seen him become a popular choice as a Motown wedding band.
As such, Robin’s tribute act represents a worthy and exciting tribute to one of the greatest periods in musical history.