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Sunday, March 7, 2010
CYNTHIA ROBINSON - Female Trumpet Player and Funk Pioneer!
CYNTHIA ROBINSON - Trumpet
Born January 12th
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductee
Cynthia Robinson, along with Sly, was part of "Sly and The Stoners" in 1966. Through her years with Sly & The Family Stone, she was notable for being one of the first black, female trumpet players in a major American band. She has performed in recent years on many stages through the US and Europe playing with P-Funk maestro George Clinton, Larry Graham and Prince, and at Sinbad's Aruba Summer Soul Festival with fellow S&TFS members, Rose Stone, Jerry Martini, Larry Graham & Graham Central Station.