Trumpeter Jon "Robert" Fletcher and Saxophonist Ken "Robert" Tonge have been friends and musical cohorts since their college days at the University of Delaware. Along the way, they've played together in a number of different bands. Jon and Ken, along with sax players Grier White and Cody Leavel, have comprised the horn section for the Delaware-based classic rock and soul cover band, "the Funsters". Through years of playing together, their blend has become instinctive and their combined sound, distinctive. In addition to their work with "the Funsters", Jon and Ken have been involved with many other musical ventures as recording studio session players and as contracted musicians. Most notably, they've had the opportunity to play with such legendary Motown artists as the Temptations, the Four Tops, and Martha and the Vandellas. You'll also find them playing along with fellow Funster drummer/vocalist Ed Shockley with the R & B/Americana band Vinyl Shockley. Jon and Ken provided the Memphis-flavored horns on all four Vinyl Shockley CDs.
In addition to playing horns, both Jon and Ken sing and play keyboards and guitar respectively. After talking about it for a few years, they decided to start performing as a duo that would allow them to pursue other musical opportunities. They've compiled a repertoire that encompasses a variety of musical genres. In addition to playing guitar and keyboards, through the use of digital musical technology, they've been able to still include their signature horns on a number of selections.
The Robert Brothers are available for weddings, receptions, parties, happy hours, etc. Their repertoire can be tailored for your specific event. For additional info, please contact us.