Robert BanksRobert (* 1930) is a pianist, organist, and composer. He was discovered by Horace Sims, a guitarist who took him on the road with his band El Tempo. He founded his own trio in the 1950s. During the 1960s, he worked with Solomon Burke, Mildred Anderson, Johnny Otis, Shakey Jake, Curtis Jones, Sunnyland Slim, Al Smith, and Roosevelt Sykes.
In the 1970s, he produced the Myrna Summers & The Interdenominational Singers Tell It Like It Is album that was released by 1970. In 1981, he was part of a duo consisting of himself on piano and bassist Jimmy Lewis, backing singer Lu Elliott at The Cookery at East Eighth Street at University Place in New York.
Prestige Bluesville BVLP 1016
recorded September 1960 in Englewood Cliffs, NJ/USA
Sunnyland Slim, piano, vocals
King Curtis, sax
Robert Banks, organ
Leonard Gaskin, bass
Belton Evans, drums
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