Robert Ortner was born in New Jersey and grew up in New York City and Connecticut.

He’s spent over 40 years gigging and recording in the Tri-State NYC Area, New England, South Florida and the Caribbean.

Primarily a self-taught musician has also studied music theory wtith renowned bassist and friend Tony Cimorosi

Robert plays both electric and electric-upright bass, and acoustic guitar's, percussion & atmosphere, ambient & elecronic music.

Writes, records and performs music for yoga, meditation and related genres. Preforms regularly with various bands and musicians in the Tri State area.

Currently seeking playing situations.