“The Words and The Music: My Time with Leonard Cohen by Sharon Robinson”
Sun Mar 17th, 8:00 pm
Sharon Robinson is a Grammy-winning songwriter, singer, and record producer. Born in San Francisco and raised in Los Angeles, Robinson has written songs for The Pointer Sisters, Don Henley, Patti LaBelle, Diana Ross, Aaron Neville, and many others. She is perhaps best known as Leonard Cohen’s principal collaborator, having co-written several songs with him, including “Everybody Knows” and “In My Secret Life”, and having produced and co-written the album, Ten New Songs, which was named one of the Top 100 albums of the decade by Rolling Stone Magazine. Sharon’s association with Cohen spanned nearly 40 years, including performing as one of the singers on his ‘Grand Tour” of 2008-2013. She also photographed his final tour for her book, “On Tour with Leonard Cohen – Photographs by Sharon Robinson” for PowerHouse Books. She has also released three solo albums of original music and an EP of cover songs. Sharon is currently working on new material for an album and a book .She will perform her multi-media one-woman show that has captivated audiences in the United States and Canada at McCabe’s guitar shop on Sunday, March 17th at 8pm.