Robin has written and produced more than 500 songs for television, records, theater, and audio products. She is a former Director of A&R for Rhino Records, Executive Producer of 60 albums, and the author of top-selling songwriting books, including Shortcuts to Hit Songwriting, Shortcuts to Songwriting for Film & TV, Song Starters, Study the Hits, and The 30-Minute Songwriter. Her books are used in top universities and music schools in the U.S. to teach all levels of songwriting.
As the head of TAXI’s A&R/Screener team, Robin has given songwriting feedback to hundreds of successful and aspiring songwriters. She has also trained industry veterans in the most effective ways to share their own knowledge and experience with up-and-coming writers and artists.
Robin is a former Vice President of the Los Angeles Chapter of the Recording Academy (the Grammy organization) and past President of Los Angeles Women in Music. She has written for mainstream music publications on the songwriting innovations of Nick Drake, including extensive album notes for recent re-releases of all of Nick Drake’s recordings.
Robin’s books are available at Amazon.com. Just clck on the book images in the right sidebar. For wholesale orders, please contact Ingram to place your order. To read with people are saying, check out the review page here on the website or read the dozens of 5-star reviews at Amazon.com. Just click on one of the book images in the right-hand sidebar.
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