Troy Roberts, Days Like These is reviewed by The Jazz Page

538 0
Troy Roberts

by Glenn Daniels

Troy Roberts, one of the truly outstanding saxophonists on the scene today,  is out with another fantastic effort. Days Like These , his 11th release, is a  panoramic showcase of what Roberts does on the horn. The production is a great mix of swinging grooves and soothing ballads. Roberts interplay with the Hammond B3 organ here, helmed by Joey Defrancesco and Emmet Cohen alternately, is very cool. Drummer Jeff Tain Watts is fantastic as always. The set for the effort is a selection of compositions by Albert Hague, Cole Porter, Jerome Kern, Wayne, Hoffman and Sigler and Roberts himself. Great players, great performances and great music on this one.

Kari Gaffney

Kari Gaffney

Since 1988 Kari-On Productions has helped artists get an even footing in the industry through jazz promotion in the genres of Jazz, World & Latin Jazz through Jazz Radio and Publicity. Why do we do both, because they compliment each other, and we care about fiscal longevity for the artist.

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.