Robin Bolden hails originally from Norfolk, Virginia. He and his family moved to Glendale, California in the late 70′s.Robin moved to Waco, Texas in the mid-eighties to attend school at Baylor University. After graduating, He moved back to Los Angeles in 1990. He then began working as a Deputy Sheriff for the County of Los Angeles. After serving as a Deputy Sheriff for many years, he left the department to pursue music full time.
His musical background began to evolve at age 5 when he began writing poems for his family and church friends. At age 7, he began playing piano. He formed his first band while in the 4th grade. After moving to LA to attend junior high, Robin continued writing music and playing in various bands with numerous influences. In high school, Robin sang in the choir and was a featured vocalist in many school theatrical productions.
After graduating high school, He headed to Waco, TX, where he attended Baylor Univeristy. While at school, he help form the “Mudsharks”, a local fraternity band that eventually played all over Texas. It was during these journeys that he began to come into contact with the Texas country music sound. It was this sound in which Robin found his true calling and would eventually shape his life.
In 1995, Robin began recording his first country cd “High Integrity”, in which he wrote all the songs. The cd was released in 1996 to rave reviews.The cd won “CD of the Year” for the LA region of the CCMA’s. It was nominated for album of the year for both the CCMA’s and JPFolks national independent organization. Robin has been featured on both radio and commercials. His song “American Anthem” was featured on MP3.com’s national patriotic campaign. The song was also featured on Continental Airlines’ flights for the entire year of 2001. His songs have been featured on numerous independent films including both international and domestic productions. He has opened for Trisha Yearwood, Mark Wills, Leanne Rimes, and others. He was featured on Johnny Highs Country Music Review, Fort Worth, TX, in 1999. He plays both guitar and piano. He has studied voice at the California Conservatory of Music, Sunland, Ca, and piano and guitar at The Faunt School of Creative Music in Studio City, CA. He has played virtually every club in Southern California.
His latest offering “Second Go ’round” is sure to be a favorite among country enthusiasts. It features raw energy and superbly crafted songs. They will cause you to dance, reminisce, and laugh. The songs co-written with other top professionals are sure to pull at your emotions and heart.
Robin is beginning production on a new contemporary Christian cd in the vein of Christian music superstars ”Third Day.” He is currently an Intern Pastor and part time worship leader at Horizon Park Chapel, San Diego, Ca, where he makes his home.