Robert "Boots " Pickard / About
Robert Boots Pickard,
A Youngstown, Ohio bred vocalist /writer/producer/pianist/songwriter/ engineer who sound is Hip-hop/ Neo-soul / R&b/ Jazz. From a young age, Robert" Boots " Pickard showed a natural proclivity for all things musical. As a teenager, he became adept in vocal performance and playing the piano.
Building on his natural inclination for piano performance, Boots trained under the legendary music teacher Everett McCullough. Through Mr. McCullough's rigorous teaching, Boots developed a keen ear for sound and musical perfection.
Upon completion of his professional training as a sound engineer from Youngstown State University, he started "Cosmikmusic Studio." Boots recorded many local and regional artists in his studio.Soon, his talent and unique ability to record and mix caught the attention of funk legends "Zapp."
His skill as a recording engineer boasted meteoric rise in his region and since he has worked with the likes of Zapp, Pieces of a Dream, Najee, Nick Corleone, and Grammy Nominated Gerald Albright,and a plethora of up and coming artists. In 2014 with legendary Piano and keyboard player James Lloyd he Co wrote Steppers D Lite for Pieces of A Dream which scored him is first Billoard #1 in the smooth jazz category.
Now as a founding member of "The Clergy" he has taken his eclectic jazz background and infused it in the world of Hip-hop ,Neo-Soul and R&b . Boots recorded mixed and masterd Meta.44's mixtape "Homage" which included Clergy founding members Dolo Godbody and Rob Sessions. Now as a Artist Robert Boots Pickard's Leading single "I'm So Into You" featuring Dolo Godbody is Total Package of Lyricism , Vocals and Storytelling. A Hip-hop / Neo-soul Groove that will show why Boots will become a fan favorite.
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