Rob Holbert, saxophonist /vocalist has performed professionally for many years and has shared the stage with a cavalcade of stars. Opening for world renowned acts such as The Average White Band and Jazz Pianist Alex Bugnon, he has also performed with, recorded with or shared the stage with a vast and diverse number of performers such as Bobby Bland, Gospel Artist Tommye Young-West, Pieces of a Dream,Betty Wright, Doug E.Fresh, Red Young,Smooth Jazz Artist Althea Rene, Joe McBride, Benita Arteberry, Yarborough and Peoples, Jazz Educators Jamey Aebersold and Phil Wilson, former Tonight Show Drummer Ed Shaunessy, The P Funk All-Stars, Jazz pianist and vocalist Ronnie Foster, The Legendary Bernard Wright and Grammy Nominee Breggett Rideau just to name a few.
The Rob Holbert Group is well known for their delivery of Smooth Jazz, Standards and Classics. Their variety of music and the sometimes eclectic arrangements of songs sets them apart from most other Jazz groups today. The group can also perform a variety of lively R&B covers and dance music that’s sure to make any event an exciting one!! The group has performed at numerous events throughout the Dallas/Fort Worth area and beyond including The Oasis 107.5 AfterWork Escape, Sambuca Jazz Cafe, Brooklyn Jazz, SoHo Food and Jazz,Buttons Jazz Cafe, Buttons Restaurants and The Dallas Museum of Art Concert Series. The band also performs for numerous large corporate events such as the Texas Instruments Annual Awards Banquet, The Tuskegee Airmen Annual Conference at the Gaylord Texan Resort, Research in Motion (makers of the Blackberry) Worldwide Conference, Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce as well as many large festivals including the Fort Worth Main Street Arts Festival, Annual Grapevine Texas Wine Trail, The Annual Chocolate Festival sponsored by the Travelers Aid Society at DFW Airport and others. Rob Holbert and MIRAGE are particularly well known for their versatility, performing as a trio for smaller events and with as many as nine pieces for larger concerts. The group can perform Smooth Jazz, Jazz Standards and Straight Ahead/Traditional Jazz that will make any Jazz Enthusiast smile, but can switch to playing Top 40, Blues, R&B and Dance music with great ease and authenticity that will make any party rock !!