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Afterbach comprised of:

Robert Brookins (keyboards, lead guitar, bass guitar and horns) (b. Robert F. Brookins Jnr., 7th October 1962, Sacramento, California, U.S.A., d. 15th April 2009, Elk Grove, California, U.S.A.)


Michael Brookins (guitars) (b. Sacramento, California, U.S.A.)

Robert and Michael Brookins hailed from Sacramento, California.


matinee - 1981

In 1981 they released one album entitled ‘Matinee’ for the ARC Columbia imprint.

‘Matinee’ was produced by Verdine White (Earth, Wind & Fire) and Bernard Beloyd Taylor (‘Get Into Your Life’).

The album featured the hit single ‘It's You’.

Michael went on to work with the late Jazz saxophonist, George Howard.

Robert went on to release 3 solo albums, and collaborated with the likes of George Duke, Stephanie Mills, The Reddings, Bobby Brown, Jackie Jackson, Deniece Williams, Jeffrey Osborne and The Whispers.

He passed away in 2009.

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Matinee (ARC Columbia Records 1981)

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