Troy Roberts Quartet
February 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Hailing from Perth, West Australia, saxophonist Troy Roberts has received numerous accolades including 3 DownBeat SM Jazz Soloist Awards, 2 Grammy Nominations, and was semi-finalist in the 2008 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Saxophone Competition. Graduating with a Bachelor of Music at the young age of 19, he has performed around Europe and the US extensively with artists such as Jeff ‘Tain’ Watts, Joey DeFrancesco, James Morrison, Aretha Franklin, Van Morrison, Christian McBride, Sammy Figueroa, Dave Douglas, Orrin Evans and Kurt Elling to name a few, and also completed a Masters Degree at The University of Miami. Troy is currently celebrating his 13th release as a leader, ‘Best Buddies’ (Toy Robot Music).
Tonight’s quartet will be co-lead by guitarist Tim Jago, celebrating Troy and Tim’s latest release ‘Best Buddies’.