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Friday, July 12

Golden Island Presents: Robin Henkel - Dim Sum & Jazz CLXIV

Date and time

Jul 12 6:00 PM

Location

Golden Island Dim Sum amp Asian Cuisine
  10660 Camino Ruiz Mira Mesa San Diego, California 92126

Price

Free

About

Robin Henkel and Horns make their debut at Golden Island Dim Sum amp Asian Cuisine for the 164th show of Dim Sum amp Jazz Robin Henkel Band w HornsPalomar Airport Seating Begins at 6 pmPerformance from 630 pm 830 pmCall 858 5788800 for reservationsAbout Robin HenkelRobin Henkel performs blues with an intensity rarely seen in Southern California Drawing from the styles of Robert Johnson Fred McDowell and Elmore James Robin has moulded his own intense and entertaining personal style Robins performances often include stories and anecdotes regarding the history of the blues and the unique vintage instruments he performs with He is a four time recipient of Best Blues at the San Diego Music AwardsRobin has opened shows forBB King Dizzy Gillespie Bonnie Raitt Dr John Jr Wells Jr Walker Roy Rogers Arlo Guthrie Hot Tuna John McLaughlin Todd Rundgren Nichollette Larson Warren Zevon Steve Stills Dave Mason Harvey Mandel Tim Weisberg Don McLean Charles Brown John Mayall David Lindley Norton Buffalo Livingston TaylorRobin has performed withJohn Hammond Eddie Kirkland The San Diego Symphony Lowell Fulson Johnny Almond Buddy Miles Big Jay McNealy Jimmy Witherspoon Sha Na Na Papa John Creach Dirty Dozen Brass BandReviewsRobin Henkel is a futurist and a historian LA TimesHenkel is already playing a shuffle that is neither slow nor fasta strut and it is extremely seductive Henkel proceeds to play a fast jump progression much like one of Robert Johnsons fiery paced songs As with Johnson it is hard to imagine if you close your eyes that there is only one guitarist at work You can almost hear the scratches on the 78 San Diego ReaderRobins live shows are nothing short of inspirational There is something genuinely raw base and animalistic about his gutwrenching honest music360 Degrees Robin Henkel promises nothing if not a surprise here and there This is just the way the San Diego native is He wants to shake things up so expect the unexpected As a guitar player Robin can play blues jazz funk country swing Hawaiian and Latin music He borrows from each of those styles when he performs and sometimes even surprises himself with the musical direction his songs takeI like playing music he says It just feels good Henkels strength is when he picks up that sawedoff pipe fitting and puts it on his baby finger and then lays it on the strings of a resonator or DobroAll of a sudden the awkward kid from Serra Mesa is transformed into the man in the corner at the Delta house party who commands everyones attention When Robin plays slide guitar he steels the show You probably havent seen anything like this for years and you may not see it again anytime soon Though he leans toward playing jazz these days he won Best Blues CD at the San Diego Music Awards 2000 for his Highway recording I dont quite know how I did that he says theres not much blues on it To make amends Henkel has vowed to record a blues album next Maybe Mike Kinsmanhttpsrobinhenkelcomhomehttpswwwfacebookcomrobinhenkel39httpswwwinstagramcomrobinhenkelbluesWant to know more events happening Golden Island Join our NewsletterLike Dim Sum amp Jazz Check out the rest of the schedule below wwwbardicmanagementcomgoldenislandSee More Eventswwwgoldenislanddimsumcomwwwbardicmanagementcomevents
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