Master Guitarist

 

The KERQ Band is headed by American Recording Artist Kevin E. Robinson.  He is an accomplished sound engineer specializing in live and recorded music, sound production, accomplished writer, arranger and guitarist who performs across the DC/Baltimore metro area. The KERQ band is known for its distinguished jazzy, rock, bluesy, funky sound and whose works can be heard on WEAA Radio (Baltimore) and WPFW Radio (Washington, DC) He is the grandchild of a music prodigy and a self-taught guitarist who developed a love for music at the age of 9.  At age 13 Kevin Robinson went on to study and learn the art of sound with many of music’s greats while playing in a self-created neighborhood band. He attended Community College Of Baltimore City in the 80's where he developed a solid foundation in music theory. 


PROFILE HIGHLIGHTS


* Accomplished sound engineer specializing in live and recorded music and sound production

* Writer, Arranger and Guitarist performing across the DC/Baltimore metro area 

“KERQ” known for his distinguished jazzy, rock, bluesy, funky sound and whose works can be heard on WEAA Radio (Baltimore) and WPFW Radio (Washington, DC)

* Grandchild of a music prodigy, developed a love for music at the age of 9 and went on to study and learn the art of sound at age 13.


  • 2009 – Present, Cahill Performing Arts Center, Stage Audio and Lighting Technician, Vocal and Guitar Instructor Baltimore MD. Performs for special events and shares the stage with national artists. 
  • 2005 – Present, Collaborates with poets and Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) literature professor Chezia Cager-Thompson creating original music/soundscapes to an international consortium’s poetry, Baltimore MD
  • 2003 – Present, Zentech Manufacturing, Configuration Control Management and Serialization Data Base Manager, Woodlawn MD


ACCOMPLISHMENTS


  • 2017, INDUCTED INTO “THE MARYLAND ENTERTAINMENT HALL OF FAME”
  • 2010, Kevin Robinson Band “KERQ” plays remotely for Fox-5 News Morning Show, Washington, DC
  • 2008, Composed and performed original music at the Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore MD
  • 2005, Appeared with Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie on the hit TV show “The Simple Life,” Woodlawn, MD
  • 2004-2010, Sound Studio Engineer, Guitar Instructor; James McHenry Recreation Center, Baltimore MD
  • 2004, Accompanied Grammy-winning jazz artist Neenna Freelon; Gramercy Mansion, Baltimore MD
  • 2003, Sound and backline tech support; R&B singer, songwriter Teddy Pendergrass, Baltimore MD
  • 2002-2004, Guitar Instructor, Ralph Young Recreation Center, Baltimore MD
  • 2000 – 2001, Writer, Arranger, Guitarist with Gwen Jones, Upstream Studio, Asheville NC
  • 1998-2001, Musical Director, Jerold Bryant (author, motivational speaker and Poet), Atlanta GA
  • 1998-2000, Writer, Arranger, Guitarist, Stephanie Wilde Project, Philadelphia and New York


EDUCATION

  • 2002, Graduate, Sheffield Institute for the Recording Arts, Audio Works Program, Phoenix MD
  • 1980-1982, Baltimore City Community College, Studied General Music Theory, Baltimore MD


ADDITIONAL STUDIES AND TRAINING

  • 2003-2005, Studied with Walt Namath, world class musician.
  • 1997-1998, Studied with Grammy-nominated master musician and composer, Larry Hoffman.



 

KERQ, Photo by Bonnie Schupp
KERQ, Photo by Bonnie Schupp

  Genre: World Fusion  

Fulfillment of a Happy Life

  Genre: World Fusion  

Fulfillment of a Happy Life

American Recording Artist

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Cover Music: Funkadelic


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