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Isaiah Robinson

About this Artist

ISAIAH ROBINSON, tenor, is a Grammy nominated multi-talented musician who was born in Chicago into a musical family of singing parents. As an actor he was featured in Steven Spielberg’s 1991 film Hook, playing the role of Pockets. He has also appeared in several radio and television commercials as a child; most notably, “That’s My Baby” for Johnson’s Baby Shampoo, a Polaroid commercial featuring the comedian Sinbad as well as several advertisements for Kraft, McDonald's, Wendy's, JC Penny, Sears and for Eagle Foods and many more. As a vocalist he was primarily trained singing in church by  his parents and his siblings which lead to his performing on several jingles and voiceovers for various products and companies. He has performed with numerous musical artists including The Barrett Sisters, Darius Brooks, Aretha Franklin, Patti Labelle, Rascal Flatts, Joan Collaso,  Mavis Staples, Janis Siegel, Chaka Khan, Yo-Yo Ma, Chance The Rapper, Queen Latifah, Jim Peterik, Dennis DeYoung, Ted Hearne and a year long tour with Room Full of Teeth vocal ensemble.  Isaiah and Ted Hearne have a long-standing a musical relationship, and friendship going all the way back to some years together in the Chicago Children’s Choir.  He has been privileged to work with Ted on a number of projects including Katrina Ballads, and The Source and many other works that predate his professional career as a composer. Isaiah is humbled that Ted has faith in him and feels he has been made a better musician because of their collaborations.  He was the featured vocalist at the inauguration of Rahm Emanuel as mayor of Chicago He performs with and facilitates workshops for the Chicago Children’s Choir, and is on staff as a musician/organist and choirmaster at the Life Center C.O.G.I.C in Chicago, where he has served for more than 20 years. Special Thanks to Jodie Landau who originated this role.