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'Secret Rhymes' Troy Roberts

2014 Wangaratta Jazz 70 Jeff Tain Watts
Mar 24, 2015 Updated Apr 2, 2015

Originally from Western Australia, Troy Roberts is one local export making it big in the US jazz scene.

Troy Roberts' latest offering Secret Rhymes is proof of his recent success in the New York scene. It features the powerhouse drumming of Jeff 'Tain' Watts, alongside Silvano Monasterios (piano) and Chris Smith (bass). Roberts was recently out on tour in Australia with Watts, and they featured at the 2014 Wangaratta Festival of Jazz.

Tracks in this feature

1. 'Stella By Starlight' (V. Young)
2. 'Piano Concerto No. 2' (S. Prokofiev)
3. 'Trick or Treat' (T. Roberts)
4. 'Up Jumped Spring' (F. Hubbard)
5. 'The Little Things' (T. Roberts)
6. 'Eyes Pie' (T. Roberts)
7. 'Trip' (T. Roberts)
8. 'Secret Rhymes' (T. Roberts)

In the band

Troy Roberts; tenor saxophone
Silvano Monsterios; piano
Chris Smith; bass
Jeff 'Tain' Watts; drums

CD: Secret Rhymes by Troy Roberts (Inner Circle Music INCM 051CD)
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Troy Roberts may refer to: Troy Roberts (journalist) (born 1962), American correspondent, Troy Roberts (soccer) (born 1983), American soccer player, Troy Roberts (musician), Australian musician

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