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April 4-6, 2025

Word of South


RoboCromp is the long-running duo of Atlanta saxophonist Jeff Crompton and Tallahassee-based (for now) guitarist Rob Rushin-Knopf. Since 2004, their singular blend of jazz, rock, and folk musics of the world has captivated listeners with a blend of original compositions and works by the likes of Thelonious Monk, Cecil Taylor, Steve Lacy, and more. RoboCromp’s distinct blend of styles and influences is cemented by a musical partnership and friendship that dates to 1988.

RoboCromp does not fit any known genre category. They’ve called it Chamber Fusion, Near Jazz, and Eccentronica, terms that are accurate and devoid of definitional precision.