MARCUS ROBERTS

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Marcus Roberts (born September 7, 1963 in Jacksonville, Florida) is an American jazz pianist who has achieved fame as a gifted player committed to celebrating classic standards and jazz traditions.

Blind since his youth, Roberts began playing piano at an early age and then studied the instrument while attending Florida State University. In 1985, he got his big break when famed trumpeter Wynton Marsalis chose him as his new sideman. He became a close friend and disciple of Marsalis, and collaborated with him on many projects during the ensuing years.

With Marsalis' support and soon after joining him, Roberts began cutting his own records. His albums tend to be homages to past jazz greats, and Roberts has been falsely criticized for a lack of innovation. However, his playing ability and technique have always been highly regarded and his music has added to the vocabulary of modern jazz piano and the
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MARCUS ROBERTS The Truth Is Spoken Here album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Truth Is Spoken Here
Post Bop 1989
MARCUS ROBERTS Deep in the Shed album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Deep in the Shed
Hard Bop 1990
MARCUS ROBERTS Alone With Three Giants album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Alone With Three Giants
Post Bop 1991
MARCUS ROBERTS Prayer for Peace album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Prayer for Peace
Post Bop 1991
MARCUS ROBERTS As Serenity Approaches album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
As Serenity Approaches
Hard Bop 1992
MARCUS ROBERTS If I Could Be With You album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
If I Could Be With You
Post Bop 1993
MARCUS ROBERTS Gershwin for Lovers album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Gershwin for Lovers
Post Bop 1994
MARCUS ROBERTS Portraits in Blue album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Portraits in Blue
Post Bop 1996
MARCUS ROBERTS Blues for the New Millennium album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Blues for the New Millennium
Post Bop 1997
MARCUS ROBERTS The Joy of Joplin album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Joy of Joplin
Post Bop 1998
MARCUS ROBERTS In Honor of Duke album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
In Honor of Duke
Post Bop 1999
MARCUS ROBERTS New Orleans Meets Harlem, Vol. I album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
New Orleans Meets Harlem, Vol. I
Swing 2009
MARCUS ROBERTS Deep in the Shed: A Blues Suite album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Deep in the Shed: A Blues Suite
Post Bop 2012
MARCUS ROBERTS From Rags To Rhythm album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
From Rags To Rhythm
Post Bop 2013
MARCUS ROBERTS Romance, Swing, And the Blues, Vol. 1 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Romance, Swing, And the Blues, Vol. 1
Progressive Big Band 2014
MARCUS ROBERTS Romance, Swing, And the Blues, Vol. 2 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Romance, Swing, And the Blues, Vol. 2
Progressive Big Band 2014

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MARCUS ROBERTS Time And Circumstance album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Time And Circumstance
Post Bop 1996
MARCUS ROBERTS Cole After Midnight album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Cole After Midnight
Post Bop 2001

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