Robert Rodi is a singer with a three-octave range, an appetite
for improvising, and sonics that range from gentle to jet-engine. His ultimate aim is to fuse jazz, cabaret, and spoken-word
performance into an entirely new art form…or at least one
hella fine time.

Photo: Robert Sit

'O Sole Mio


Songs of Italy from the 19th century to now ... including Neapolitan favorites, pop tunes from the sixties and seventies that inspired English-language hits by Dusty Springfield and Tom Jones, and other surprises and novelties.  

Thursday, November 3, 8pm
Davenport's Cabaret, 1383 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago
Reservations: 773-278-1830 

The Sound of Music, Man


The hills are alive with the sound of bossa, samba, scat and swing in this jazz and Beat-poetry retelling of Rodgers & Hammerstein's masterpiece.

Next performance: TBD





Classic bebop tunes by Miles, Mingus, Monk & more, with Robert’s own original lyrics—making them available to singers for the first time.

Sunday, January 29, 2017 , 6pm
Uncommon Ground, 1401 W. Devon Ave., Chicago


Robert Rodi & Friends



Ongoing jazz singers' jam, usually the first Tuesday of the month.

Saturday, March 31, 2017, 8pm
Lizard's Liquid Lounge, 3058 W. Irving Park Road, Chicago


Robert Rodi Quintet - “That’s Miles (Oleo)”

Robert Rodi -
“I Could Have Danced All Night”



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