He was member of the WILD FLOWERS from 1963 till 1966 the soul and R&B influenced mother-band of the Canterbury Scene.
He was a founding member of The SOFT MACHINE (1966-1971) followed by his own band MATCHING MOLE (1972-73), which
came to end , when he got paralysed after a fall out of a window.
A first a solo album , a mix from Freeform to Jazzrock was released in 1970 (it took me a long time -30 years- to understand it
now Im able to hear it .
He had a break after the accident , but came back with his next effort in 1974.
Now on vocals and keyboards he released two great LPs on Virgin and even had a small single hit with
the NEIL DIAMOND song : Im a Believer.
It now became quiet till the 80s, when he started releasing some rare 7inches first and with :
Nothing Can Stop Us - a new album in 1982. In his break he took part on some sessions.
. Since this time hes very active releasing some great albums.
Style: Freeform-Jazzrock ; Psych ; Prog-Jazz-Rock
See - Canterbury Scene:
Wild Flowers ; Soft Machine ; Matching Mole ; Daevid Allen ; Gong ;
Caravan ; Hatfield & The North ; Syd Barrett ; Ben Watt ; Henry Cow ;
Nick Mason ; Kevin Ayers ;
Robert Wyatt - drums, vocals, piano, organ; Mark Charig - cornet;
Neville Whitehead - bass; Elton Dean - sax ; Mark Ellidge - piano;
David Sinclair - organ; Cyril Ayers - perc.;
Las Vegas Tango Part One (Repeat) (Gil Evans) 8:13
To Mark Everywhere (R.Wyatt) 2:26
To Saintly Bridget (R.Wyatt) 2:22
To Oz Alien Daevyd and Gilly (R.Wyatt) 2:09
To Nick Everyone (R.Wyatt) 9:15
To Caravan and Brother Jim (R.Wyatt) 5:22
Tp the old World (Thank you for the use of your Body, Goodbye) (R.Wyatt) 3:18
To Carla, Marsha and Caroline (for making Everything beautifuller) (R.Wyatt) 2:47
Las Vegas Tango Part 1 (Gil Evans) 11:07