Award winning composer, arranger, engineer and producer, Robert Slap is a native of Detroit, Michigan. His music spans a wide spectrum of styles that include R&B, Rock, Soul/Funk, Jazz, New Age, Latin, World, and Film music.
In 1982 Robert joined Valley of the Sun Publishing in Malibu, CA. working as music director and producer for the label for 10 years. It was during this time Slap expanded his vision of music and tonalities, and mastering the craft of recording and producing records. He has over 100 album credits with various artists . Slap’s music has been featured on radio, broadcast TV shows, movie soundtrack/trailers, videos and documentaries. Currently, Robert writes and licenses his music through GMP Music Library, Bongo Boy Records and the NUMERO GROUP, currently releasing a retrospective of his recording catalog from 1983 -1996. He is a current voting member of NARAS and continues to search for new artists and music to explore with. His current release, "Why can't we live together?" was recognized by the Intercontinental Music Awards by receiving the Best Music Production Award in July 2022.
His philosophy is, "Music is made to generate emotional response; life is a tapestry of ever-changing moods, colors, textures, and emotion. It reflects life and touches our souls' strings, pulling feelings out with passion into the open. It is the only medium through which I can truly express my innermost feelings."