Troy Roberts

Troy Roberts, a saxophonist, composer, and award-winning saxophonist, hails from Perth, West Australia. He currently resides in the USA. At the tender age of 19, he graduated with a Bachelor of Music. He also received numerous awards, including The Bob Wylie Jazz Scholarship and The James Morrison Jazz Scholarship. He has toured Europe and the US extensively with Australian jazz multi-instrumentalist, James Morrison and his own group VOID, completed a Masters Degree at The University of Miami, and has shared stage with Aretha Franklin, Jeff ‘Tain’ Watts, Orrin Evans, Slide Hampton, Nicholas Payton, Lew Soloff, Ari Hoenig, Bobby Sparks, Robby Ameen and Stephen Scott to name a few. Troy was in L.A. at the time of his third album as a leader, The XenDen Suite (2008). He also received his first Grammy Nomination Medal for his performance on Sammy Figueroa’s second record, “The Magician”. Troy was also part of an international septet that included jazz legends Vinnie Colaiuta (Wayne Shorter), Richard Bona, Zakir Hussein and Tineke Postma. This group performed at Herbie Hancock’s first International Jazz Day celebration. Troy has been a faculty member at The University of Miami over the past four years. He released Nu-Jive 5 (2013) internationally as a leader and is currently based out of New York. He continues to perform and record around the world. Please visit on CDBaby

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