Robbie Gennet   

BIO 2018

Robbie Gennet is an multi-instrumentalist musician, singer/songwriter, educator and journalist from Los Angeles, CA. He's recorded and released his own music and toured worldwide as a sideman on keyboards vocals and guitar with acts as diverse as Lisa Marie Presley, Nick Lachey and Everclear.

An award-winning piano player, Robbie is known to specialize in vintage keyboards, having played Rhodes, Minimoog, Wurlitzer and Clavinet extensively both onstage and in studio.

Besides his own music instruction book/DVD The Key of One (Alfred Publishing) Robbie has also written numerous music books for publisher Hal Leonard and has written for major music magazines including Guitar Player, Bass Player and Keyboard Magazine, at which he is a long time senior contributor, video host and columnist. He has also blogged for the Huffington Post on music and socioeconomics since 2006.

His 2016 music video “Come Down” was shown at film festivals worldwide. It won Best Music Video at the California International Shorts Fest in Fall 2016, then took the Audience Choice Award and Best Hair/Makeup at the Reel Time International Film Festival.

In December 2017, Robbie toured in Australia and New Zealand playing bass guitar with the band Fuel. This year, he has opened the gates with a trio of very different albums: Covers Vol. 1, Gleams & Pianarchy 26, followed by an official release of the 2008 Fonogenic EP and Pianarchy 14. He's also re-released the classic Live at the Red Room CD on Bandcamp and will be rolling out other goodies from the vaults and beyond. He is currently hard at work at his next album.


Mike McCready (Pearl Jam), Robby Krieger (The Doors), Harvey Mason (Fourplay), Phil Chen (Jeff Beck, Rod Stewart), Paul Barrere & Kenny Gradney (Little Feat), Wayne Kramer (MC5), Stefan Lessard (Dave Matthews Band), Alan Parsons, Marc Ford (Black Crowes), Eric Dover (Jellyfish, Sextus), Eric McFadden, Dada, X-Levitation Cult, Seven Mary Three, Fishbone, Calton Coffee (Inner Circle) and Saigon Kick, among others.

Additional links:   - Robbie's music education site

BANDCAMP - Robbie’s Bandcamp site   - Robbie's official bodyboard sponsor   - Robbie's instrumental piano music    - Robbie writes and hosts videos for Keyboard Magazine    - Robbie's former blog on HuffPost.

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