Sat, 11 Jun|
Michael Tippett Centre
John Roberts and the Kris Nock Big Band
Join American trombonist John Roberts with the Kris Nock Big Band for an exclusive, one-off performance! Doors open 7:30pm
Time & Location
11 Jun 2022, 20:00
Michael Tippett Centre, Newton St Loe, Bath BA2 9BQ, UK
About the Event
Join the Kris Nock Big Band for an exclusive one off performance with American Trombonist and educator John Roberts. Roberts moved to Los Angeles to earn his Master of Fine Arts in Western Orchestral Performance from California Institute of the Arts.
Roberts has performed in all 50 of the United States and around the world, including; Mexico, South America, Israel, Cuba, India, Asia, Europe, the Caribbean, Australia and Africa. Notable venues include the Lincoln Center in New York, Pantages Theatre, Kodak Theatre, Roskilde, House of Blues, Blue Note, Apollo and Apollo London. Tours include his own band, John Roberts y Pan Blanco (Afro-Latin Soul), Ricardo Lemvo and Makina Loca (Congolese/Cuban), Bobby Womack (Soul), Los Pinguos (Argentina), The Temptations, Chaka Khan, The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra, and more. Other performances and recordings include multiple Grammy and Emmy Award Shows, Chris Botti, LA Philharmonic, Feist, Sting, Dr. Dre, Mariah Carey, Lady Gaga, Fallout Boy, Burt Bacharach, Bill Holman, The Ojays, Jill Scott, Christina Aguilera, The Today Show, NPR, PBS, Disney, and more.
Roberts is Faculty Chair and a Professor of Low Brass at MSU Billings, teaching Music Theory, Aural Perception, Jazz Ensemble, Commercial Ensemble, World Music courses and more. He is active in the Montana and Los Angeles performing and studio scenes as a bandleader, studio musician and composer/arranger. Roberts is currently recording and composing for his next album, part of which was recorded in Santiago de Cuba and Los Angeles. This record will be a collaboration between Cuban, Congolese, Los Angeles and Montana artists.
General admission£10.00+£0.25 service fee
Concession (Student and OAP)
Students and OAP’s£7.50+£0.19 service fee