Became known for his jazz, soul jazz, and smooth jazz expertise. He began performing when he was 16.He was a musical director for Bette Midler, Al Jarreau, and Anita Baker.He struck up a friendship with Jimi Hendrix in 1970. The two were planning to start a jazz-rock group together until Hendrix's untimely death.BEFORE FAME
He became the keyboardist for Young Holt Unlimited after playing with the Bobby Lyle Trio.PERSONAL LIFE
His family moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota, where he grew up. His father was a Star Tribune sports writer.The meaning of the name Lyle: From The Island FUN FACTS
Pianist Bobby Lyle were born on Saturday, in a leap year, birthstone is Aquamarine, the seaon was Winter in the Chinese year of Monkey, it is 69 days until Bobby Lyle next birthday.