Recording Artist, Robin Lukas is an internationally acclaimed Composer, Pianist, Vocalist whose charismatic vocal and piano stylings delight audiences worldwide.
A singular artistic voice,Robin Lukas’ tasteful piano accompaniment and intimate vocal style enchant listeners with artful arrangements of Funk/Jazz Brazilian Standards and Vibey originals.
A universal appeal arises from Robin’s ability to play anything- Jazz, Classical, Latin, Pop and Funk. A strong solo as wall as ensemble performer, Chicago native Robin has performed at many distinguished Chicago venues including: The Pump Room; The Signature Room at the John Hancock Center; The Drake; The Metropole at the Fairmont Hotel; Hotel Allegro; Green Dolphin Street; Andy’s and Hilton Towers.
Testimony to Robin’s versatility are her Cocktail Set Tributes–single set musical biographies of The Carpenters; Elton John; Nat “King” Cole; The Gershwins; Cole Porter and Burt Bacharach. Replete with narration and compelling musical execution, Robin’s musical biographies dazzle audiences on international waters at SRO (standing room only) performances.
Released 2002, on her first Self Titled, CD Robin Lukas featured legendary late Thomas Kini on Bass and dynamic Phil Gratteau on drums. Recorded at Cathedral Studios, the much sought after recording impresario/percussionist Geraldo de Oliveira engineered.
Released 2006, Robin’s second self titled CD Robin Lukas (available on CDbaby) features first rate Chicago musicians and showcases Robin’s versatility. This eclectic Cover CD has something for everyone: Blues; French; Funky B3, Hall and Oates, Portuguese; Rogers and Hammerstein; Spanish; Steely Dan and tasteful Standards.
Released Nov 2008, Robin’s Third CD “ Beyond Paradigm’s Edge” (available on CDbaby) features all original material.
And released May 2017, Robin’ Fourth release “ Chianti Olives” (available on CDbaby) contains Sophistipop Brazilian and Dusty Covers with Vibey Originals.
Robin’s cover track “ Chianti and Olives” will be featured in Dec 2017 JAZZIZ magazine.
Robin’s musical odyssey expands worldwide thrilling audiences in the South Pacific, Caribbean, The Atlantic Crossing, French and Spanish Rivera, the Netherlands, Baltics, Alaska, Circling South America, the Mediterranean and the Middle East.
A favorite quote from Nadia Boulanger is: “ Your music can never be more or less than you are as a human being.”