Robert Greenidge is a steelpan player in the United States and a member of popular music singer Jimmy Buffett"s Coral Reefer Band and the instrumental group Club Trini.
He represented Trinidad and Tobago as a soloist and a member of Trinidad and Tobago National Steel Orchestra in 1970 and in 1971 migrated to the United States where he studied and played music
Greenidge began performing as a pannist at age eight and performed internationally beginning in his teens. In the 1970s, he performed with numerous well-established acts such as Maurice White, Earth Wind and Fire, Harry Nilsson, John Lennon, and Ringo Starr and was featured on the Lennon song Beautiful Boy (Darling Boy) from the Double Fantasy album. He continued to work in his native country and has played the Trinidad and Tobago Carnival every year since 1979.
In 1982, Greenidge recorded with JJ Cale on Grasshopper.
From 1978 to 1983, he played and toured with blues singer Taj Mahal. In 1983, Greenidge played on Jimmy Buffett"s One Particular Harbour and has performed and recorded with the Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band ever since.
In 1986, Greenidge released his own album, Mad Music, with fellow Coral Reefer Michael Utley. He has continued to record with Utley as Club Trini.