Some folks are blessed as natural storytellers who have a gift for weaving memorable and captivating narratives from life experiences. Robert Cowan is not only a master storyteller with a wealth of both famous and not-so-famous friends and acquaintances, but one of the country’s finest harp players. Mr. Harmonica has shared the stage with such talented folks as The Strawberry Alarm Clock, The Neville Brothers, Taj Mahal, Emmy Lou Harris and so many more. He also is the leader and founder of his own R&B and Blues based band, San Diego’s ‘Little Monsters’ In his invertible way he crafts valuable life lessons for singer/songwriters and performing musicians in a most entertaining way.
- The early years and Roberts introduction to the harmonica and the music business.
- Life on the road
- Lost luggage, instruments and gear
- Being gracious when shit happens
- Knowing when, where and how to ask for help when you need it
Robert Cowan is a set and stage designer, writer and master harmonica player. Working with many film directors and major Rock acts over the years. As a musician he has shared the stage with a host of names that have musically graced the last fifty years of all our lives. His generosity of heart, support of music and music makers, and gift of telling fine tales makes him an American treasure. He founded his own R&B, swing, and blues band ‘little monsters’ that upon listening re-invigorates the love and awareness of truly American music. He graciously contributed his remarkable musical skill to Ken Lehnig’s new Americana release ‘The American Music Show.”
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