HANK ROBERTS

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Cellist Hank Roberts is one of the most accomplished jazz improvisers on his instrument, working mostly in the avant-garde and modern creative fields. Roberts was born March 24, 1955, in Terre Haute, IN, and began studying classical cello at age ten; he also experimented with trombone, guitar, and piano in high school. At 19, Roberts attended the Berklee School of Music, where he began to develop an improvisational style that incorporated jazz, blues, folk, and classical music, and often featured double-stops and chord voicings. Roberts didn't enter music professionally until the '80s, when he moved to New York, eventually settling in Ithaca; he made an immediate impression on the downtown N.Y.C. scene, and quickly began playing with Bill Frisell and Tim Berne. Both appeared on his 1987 debut as a leader, Black Pastels (on JMT). In 1989, Roberts joined two different ensembles: Miniature, a freewheeling trio featuring Berne and drummer read more...
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HANK ROBERTS Black Pastels album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Black Pastels
Eclectic Fusion 1988
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Birds Of Prey
Jazz Related Rock 1990
HANK ROBERTS Little Motor People album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Little Motor People
Eclectic Fusion 1993
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22 Years From Now
Jazz Related Improv/Composition 1997
HANK ROBERTS I'll Always Remember album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
I'll Always Remember
Eclectic Fusion 1997
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The Truth and Reconciliation Show
Eclectic Fusion 2002
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Green
Eclectic Fusion 2008
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Everything Is Alive
Eclectic Fusion 2011

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