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Primary Instrument: Saxophone

Hailing from the remote location of Perth, West Australia, saxophonist and composer Troy Roberts has received numerous awards including 3 consecutive DownBeat Jazz Soloist Awards and 2 consecutive West Australian Music Industry Awards, a Grammy Nomination medal for his performance on Sammy Figueroa’s “The Magician”, and was the only Australian 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 James Morrison, Aretha Franklin, Jeff ‘Tain’ Watts, Sammy Figueroa, Dave Douglas, Orrin Evans, Ari Hoenig, Ignacio Berroa and Robby Ameen to name a few, and also completed a Masters Degree at The University of Miami. ...
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Roberts’ “Secret Rhymes” is confirmation that redefinition of familiarity is entirely possible, and this will long be considered a new standard for years to come. This project embodies the spirit of contemporary improvised music in its purest and most urgent state, while maintaining the characteristics of nurturing and delicacy that give it balance and scope. – Greg Osby

“Whilst it’s not common to display virtuosity, it’s even rarer to be wonderfully creative while doing so. But the rarest of all gifts is to have a unique voice; a sound that is unmistakably your own, Troy Roberts has this gift...

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Music

Featured recording “Secret Rhymes”

Secret Rhymes

Self Produced
2015
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    Secret Rhymes

    Inner Circle Music
    2015
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    NU-JIVE 5

    Self Produced
    2013
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    NU-JIVE


    2011
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    The XenDen Suite Live (DVD)


    2010
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    The XenDen Suite


    2009
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    Soul Garbage

    Morrison Records
    2008
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    VOID


    2006
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