After high school, Rob attended Virginia commonwealth university studying jazz performance. After his first year of college, Rob was recruited as a soloist for the Madison Scouts drum and bugle corps. Upon completing college, he played in a number of bands touring around the world.
Some of the names that he has played/recorded with are, Jason Mraz, K.D Lang, Christina Perry, Bon Iver, Sujian Stevens, the Blind Boys of Alabama, Francis and the Lights, Hiss Golden Messenger, Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, GWAR, Cocoon, Foxygen, The Temptations, The Four Tops, The Spinners, The Diamonds, The Glenn Miller Orchestra, Daniela Darcourt, Fruko Y Ses Tesos, and Tony Vega.
Rob moved to Nashville in 2020 and continues to stay busy between touring and recording.