and the Nasty Delicious
Funnyman actor/comedian Craig Robinson(The Office/Brooklyn 99) introduced his band, The Nasty Delicious, in 2007. The nine piece crew have been electrifying audiences around the globe with their powerful fusion of Chicago-House, funk, hip hop and R&B, all topped off with Craig’s soulful voice, edgy humor, and improved crowd participation.
The members include bassist Ethan Farmer, drummer Asa Watkins, guitarist David Sampson, saxophonists Lakecia Benjamin and Reggie Hines, trumpeter Wynston Byrd, percussionist Bendji Allonce, and Craig's younger brother and music director/keyboardist Chris "Rob" Robinson. All the members of the band have their own creative projects, and have also toured and recorded with countless legendary artists across the genres, including Stevie Wonder, Lionel Ritchie, John Legend, Lauryn Hill, Chaka Khan, Beyonce, Maroon 5, Alicia Keys, Kanye West, Angie Stone, Macy Gray, Anita Baker, and many more.
Craig & the band have backed up some incredible artists including Earth Wind & Fire, Dave Chapelle, John Mayer, Gloria Gaynor, Post Malone, Too Short, and The Muppets to name a few. They have also been featured on Seth Rogen’s “Hilarity For Charity” on Netflix, NBC’s “The Office” & “Last Comic Standing”, VH1 Hip Hop Honors, The “Just For Laughs” Montreal Comedy Festival, Bonnaroo Comedy Festival, the American Comedy Awards, as well as the “Hot Tub Time Machine” Soundtrack. The band is currently working on their debut album.