Difference between pages "Andover Business - Past & Present" and "Andover Musicians and Musical Groups - Pete Robbins"

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The following images show areas of Andover as they were in the past and as they are presently. They were showcased in various issues of the Andover Townsman. All of the more current pictures (which are the lower photographs in each set) can be credited to photographer Tim Jean.
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*Pete Robbins grew up surrounded by music. He picked up a saxophone and took piano and clarinet lessons. He started playing clarinet in elementary school and played in a middle school jazz band. After he graduated from Phillips Academy and released his debut album ''Centric''in 2002 befoe he moved to New York in September 2002. Critics called him a "jazz wunderkind."
  
  
[[Image:Main Street Early 1900s.jpg|thumb|...''Main Street Early 1900s''... click to enlarge|left]]
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*Being called the "new darling of the New York Jazz Press" made it easier to move to New York and get club dates. He played in both a jazz trio and a rock band named Tober. Tober included Adam Tober from Andover and Nathan Predette of North Andover. Robbins said, "I've always felt like I'm half rock and half jazz."
[[Image:Gulf Service Station.jpg|thumb|...''Gulf Service Station''... click to enlarge|left]]
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[[Image:MainandPark.jpg|thumb|...''Main and Park Streets''... click to enlarge|left]]
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[[Image:Elander & Swanton, Inc..jpg|thumb|...''Elander & Swanton, Inc.''... click to enlarge|left]]
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[[Image:Main_Street_House_Move.jpg|thumb|...''Main Street house moved''.... click to enlarge|left]]
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[[Image:Shawsheen Plaza.jpg|thumb|...''Shawsheen Plaza''... click to enlarge|left]]
 
[[Image:Rose Glen Dairy Bar.jpg|thumb|...''Rose Glen Dairy Bar''... click to enlarge|left]]
 
[[Image:Hartigan's Drug Store.jpg|thumb|...''Hartigan's Drug Store''... click to enlarge|left]]
 
[[Image:Main Street.jpg|thumb|...''Main Street''... click to enlarge|left]]
 
[[Image:Shawsheen Motor Mart.jpg|thumb|...''Shawsheen Motor Mart''... click to enlarge|left]]
 
[[Image:Kaps.jpg|thumb|...''Lawrence Gas and Electric''... click to enlarge|left]]
 
[[Image:Shawsheen Woolworth's.jpg|thumb|...''Shawsheen Woolworth's''... click to enlarge|left]]
 
[[Image:Barcelos_Market.jpg|thumb|...''Barcelos Market''... click to enlarge|left]]
 
[[Image:Academy Garage.jpg|thumb|...''Academy Garage''... click to enlarge|left]]
 
[[Image:Gulf Station.jpg|thumb|...''Gulf Station''.... click to enlarge|left]]
 
[[Image:Andover Steam Laundry.jpg|thumb|...''Andover Steam Laundry''.... click to enlarge|left]]
 
[[Image:Andover National Bank.jpg|thumb|...''Andover National Bank''.... click to enlarge|left]]
 
[[Image:Anton's Cleaners.jpg|thumb|...''Anton's Cleaners''.... click to enlarge|left]]
 
[[Image:Elm House.jpg|thumb|...''Elm House''.... click to enlarge|left]]
 
  
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*He came back to Andover in 1998 to play at Phillips Academy and in 2004 to play at Palmers. By then, he was playing in 3 bands. He was also working as a music teacher.
  
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*Other albums he has released include ''Waits and Measures'' (2006) and ''Do the Hate Laugh Shimmy'' (2008), both  named  as one of the top 10 jazz releases for that year. Later albums were ''Silent 2 Live'' (2010),  ''Live in Brooklyn'' (2011), and ''Transatlantic Quartet-Live in Basel.''
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*"Past and Present: Main Street Early 1900s," ''Andover Townsman'', February 17, 2005.
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*Jazz Player-Turned-Teacher Plays Palmers Saturday. ''Andover Townsman'' 2/19/2004,page 15.  
*"Past and Present: Gulf Service Station," ''Andover Townsman'', May 12, 2005.
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*"Past and Present: Main and Park Streets," ''Andover Townsman'', May 19, 2005.
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*"Past and Present: Elander & Swanton, Inc.," ''Andover Townsman'', May 26, 2005.
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*"Past and Present: Main Street," ''Andover Townsman'', July 14, 2005.
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*"Past and Present," ''Andover Townsman'', July 28, 2005.
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*"Past and Present: Shawsheen Plaza," ''Andover Townsman'', September 1, 2005.
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*"Past and Present," ''Andover Townsman'', September 8, 2005.
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*"Past and Present: Rose Glen Dairy Bar," ''Andover Townsman'', September 29, 2005.
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*"Past and Present: Hartigan's Pharmacy," ''Andover Townsman'', December 22, 2005.
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*"Past and Present: Main Street," ''Andover Townsman'', March 16, 2006
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*"Past and Present: Shawsheen Motor Mart," ''Andover Townsman'', March 23, 2006.
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*"Past and Present: Lawrence Gas and Electric," ''Andover Townsman'', April 6, 2006.
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*"Past and Present," ''Andover Townsman'', May 26, 2006.
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*"Past and Present: Shawsheen Plaza Woolworth's," ''Andover Townsman'', July 20, 2006.
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*"Past and Present: Barcelos Market," ''Andover Townsman'', July 27, 2006.
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*"Past and Present: Academy Garage," ''Andover Townsman'', October 26, 2006.
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*"Past and Present," ''Andover Townsman'', November 2, 2006.
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*"Past and Present: Olde Andover Village," ''Andover Townsman'', October 11, 2012.
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*"Past and Present: Barnard Building, 36 Main Street," ''Andover Townsman'', December 20, 2012.
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*Where His Heart Is. Jazz "Wunderkind" Robbins Returns for Hometown Performance. ''Eagle Tribune'',2/20/2004, pages 13, 15.
  
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*Andover Native's Jazz Quartet Offering Free Show. ''Andover Townsman'' 12/29/2011, page 12.
  
  
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Revision as of 17:36, 29 December 2011

  • Pete Robbins grew up surrounded by music. He picked up a saxophone and took piano and clarinet lessons. He started playing clarinet in elementary school and played in a middle school jazz band. After he graduated from Phillips Academy and released his debut album Centricin 2002 befoe he moved to New York in September 2002. Critics called him a "jazz wunderkind."


  • Being called the "new darling of the New York Jazz Press" made it easier to move to New York and get club dates. He played in both a jazz trio and a rock band named Tober. Tober included Adam Tober from Andover and Nathan Predette of North Andover. Robbins said, "I've always felt like I'm half rock and half jazz."


  • He came back to Andover in 1998 to play at Phillips Academy and in 2004 to play at Palmers. By then, he was playing in 3 bands. He was also working as a music teacher.


  • Other albums he has released include Waits and Measures (2006) and Do the Hate Laugh Shimmy (2008), both named as one of the top 10 jazz releases for that year. Later albums were Silent 2 Live (2010), Live in Brooklyn (2011), and Transatlantic Quartet-Live in Basel.

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  • Jazz Player-Turned-Teacher Plays Palmers Saturday. Andover Townsman 2/19/2004,page 15.


  • Where His Heart Is. Jazz "Wunderkind" Robbins Returns for Hometown Performance. Eagle Tribune,2/20/2004, pages 13, 15.
  • Andover Native's Jazz Quartet Offering Free Show. Andover Townsman 12/29/2011, page 12.




--Leslie 16:36, December 29, 2011 (EST)

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