Robert McCarther is a singer/songwriter whose smooth vocals and ability to "swing" is bound to set anybody's stage on fire. A native of Detroit, Robert has performed in clubs and private venues throughout Michigan. This man is no newcomer to the stage. His credits include leading roles in Ron Milner's off Broadway acapella musical, "Seasons Reasons, " Dee Dee McNeil's 1999 musical play "After Hours: Great Legends! Great Music!", a jazz play, also written by Dee Dee McNeil, and directed by Edward G. Smith, "Swinging with the Spirits," (a tribute to the historic jazz voice of Ed Love) and the 2003 Odellic group production, "Trouble in Paradise Valley." Robert's father, Louis Barnett, was a popular saxophonist. For a time, Robert toured as lead vocalist with his father's sextet throughout Michigan and in Canada. He was also part of the well respected vocalese group, The Broadnax Voices who sang much of the original music of founder/songwriter, Morris Broadnax. Robert is an active member of his church choir and a harmonic studio background vocalist. He has worked with Sonny Stitt and has been a featured vocalist with such greats as Marcus Belgrave, Donald Walden, and a host of other well known musicians. He also performs as a solo act vocalizing in many of Michigan clubs. Robert's most recent appearance took place at the opening of the new Detroit Institute of the Arts (DIA) with two of Detroit's top musicians, Marion Heyden and Buddy Budson. After many years of selfless sacrifice for his family Robert McCarther has recorded his highly anticipated debut CD, "That's Me,"
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