Brandon L. Robertson is an EMMY® nominated director and notable Upright/Electric Bassist originally from Tampa, FL.
As a prominent bandleader, Brandon has taken his band on multiple national tours, headlining at some of the top jazz venues in the country, such as The Palladium, Open Stage, Blues Alley, Andy’s Jazz Club, The Jazz Showcase, The Jazz Kitchen, Cliff Bells, NightTown, The BOP STOP, The Jazz Estate, Shapeshifter Lab, The Side Door, Twins Jazz, Velvet Note, B-Sharps Jazz Club, and many others.
The Brandon Robertson Quartet will perform on Saturday, December 14 at 8pm at the Fogartyville Community Media and Arts Center. This show will be a celebration of Brandon’s debut album: “Bass’d on a True Story”. He will perform songs from his album as well as some classic standards. Tickets are $15 for WSLR members and $18 for the general public. Tickets are available online at wslr.org or by calling 1-800-838-3006.
In 2009, Robertson graduated from Florida State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Music with a focus on Jazz Studies. In the same year, he became a member of the popular Florida-based jazz trio The Zach Bartholomew Trio. In 2012, the trio released their first album entitled “Out of This Town”, which received notable reviews from jazz critics. In 2015, Brandon performed at the world-famous Dizzy’s Coca Cola Club in New York City with the nationally recognized FSU Jazz Sextet joining members of the JALC Orchestra. Currently, Brandon is the Director of Jazz Studies & Director of the Basketball Band at Florida Gulf Coast University in Fort Myers, FL.
Brandon L. Robertson, M.M.
EMMY® Award Nominee
Debut Album: “Bass’d on a True Story” #16 Top 200 Jazz Release
Worldwide Release: September 13th, 2019 (Believe Distribution Services-Canada/Slammin Media)
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WSLR/Fogartyville Community Media & Arts Center
525 Kumquat Court
Sarasota, FL 34236
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