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Peter Robinson

Musician / Composer / Arranger of Rock
A.k.a. John Peter Robinson

Composer - arranger - keyboardist. Not to be confused with Pete Robinson (2)! Born on 16 September 1945, Buckinghamshire, U.K. He studied piano and composition at the Royal Academy of Music and enjoyed a successful career as a session keyboardist throughout the 1970s, working with artists such as Phil Collins, Mike Rutherford, Shawn Phillips (2), Quatermass, Carly Simon, Bryan Ferry, Stealers Wheel, Andrew Lloyd Webber and others. He made his film music debut as a solo composer in 1985, scoring a number of successful films including Cocktail, Blind Fury, Cadillac Man, Encino Man, Wayne's World, Wes Craven's New Nightmare, Highlander III: The Sorcerer, Vampire in Brooklyn, Rumble in the Bronx, and The World’s Fastest Indian. Also contributed music to a number of acclaimed TV series, including The Wonder Years, Tales from the Crypt, Eerie Indiana, Charmed and The Handler. As a successful pop arranger, he has collaborated with Eric Clapton, Manhattan Transfer, Al Jarreau and Melissa Etheridge.

  • Keyboards
  • Electric piano
  • Strings
  • Percussion
  • Synthesizer
  • Rock
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • R&B/Soul
  • Soundtrack
Popular Tracks   
Ombra mai fu (from Xerxes) on Lesley Garrett by Lesley Garrett
Wouldn't it be loverly (from My Fair Lady) on Lesley Garrett by Lesley Garrett
Where Did We Go Wrong? on Songs for the Earth Day by Various Artists
First Snow on Maybe a Moment of Relaxation During the Day? by Various Artists
Dance of the Cape Dolphins on Dreamtime - New Age - Atmospheres: Volume 3 by Various Artists
Gioca Con Me on Gioca con me by Peter Robinson
When Your Heart Breaks on Popular and Beautiful by Various Artists
Dont Look Back on Beautiful Meditation Journey New Age Atmospheres Vol. 5 by Various Artists

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Charmed (Score From The Television Series)Peter Robinson2013Album
Seeking JusticePeter Robinson2012Album
The World's Fastest Indian (Music From The Motion Picture)Peter Robinson2006Album
Jackie Chan's First Strike / Rumble In The BronxPeter Robinson1997Compil.
Highlander - The Final DimensionMichael Kamen, Stewart Copeland, Peter Robinson1995Album
Wes Craven's New Nightmare (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)Peter Robinson1994Album
Nightmare Cafe (Original Television Soundtrack)Peter Robinson1992Album
The Believers (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)Peter Robinson1987Album
Godzilla / Godzilla 2000David Arnold / Peter RobinsonCompil.
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