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My Favourite Things - Troy Roberts

2014 Wangaratta Jazz 70 Jeff Tain Watts
Page added Sep 4, 2015 Updated Dec 9, 2015

The Australian-born/US-based saxophonist took time out of his heavy touring schedule to share his top tracks with Gerry Koster at Wang 2014.

Troy Roberts - a New York-based Aussie tenor player who originally hailed from Perth - sat down with Gerry Koster during his stint with drummer Jeff "Tain" Watts at the 2014 Wangaratta Jazz Festival. Troy shares insight into life on the road with some of jazz's biggest names, as well as discussing his upbringing in Western Australia.

Tracks in this feature

1. 'When I Grow Too Old To Dream' - Jimmy Smith
Album: Back at the Chicken Shack (Blue Note BST 84117)

2. 'Four' - Joe Henderson
Album: Four (Verve Records 314 523 657-2)

3. 'Resolution' - John Coltrane
Album: A Love Supreme (Impulse! A-77)

4. 'A Night In Tunisia' - Sonny Rollins
Album: Live at the Village Vanguard (Blue Note BLP 1581)

5. 'Full House' - Wes Montgomery
Album: Full House, recorded 'live at Tsubo (Riverside Records RLP 434)

Presented by Gerry Koster
Recorded backstage at the 2014 Wangaratta Festival of Jazz and Blues
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Oct 16, 2015. 2:00pm - 3:00pm

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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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