Gentleman’s Dub Club Autumn Tour + More Hollie Cook releases

October 1st, 2017

No sooner have Gentleman’s Dub Club finished our extensive run of summer festival, that we are back on the road in the UK and France for an Autumn tour! I’m also delighted that the incredible Hollie Cook has released a further two songs from her up and coming record that I had the pleasure of performing on earlier in the year. Available for purchase/streaming on all platforms…

XOA ‘Diaspora/Echoes’ released + More footage from Beiteddine Art Festival

September 25th, 2017

Electro/Afrobeat/House producer XOA has released a new EP ‘Diaspora/Echoes’ that I had the pleasure of performing on. The EP is released on Soundway Records and it available to Stream/Download HERE or purchase the vinyl HERE.

More footage has been released of me conducting the Lebanese Philharmonic Orchestra featuring Omar Kamal. What a treat this was!

First taste of new Hollie Cook album + New XOA release

July 15th, 2017

Massappeal.com have just released a taster track ‘Angel Fire‘ from the up and coming Hollie Cook album that I had the pleasure of performing on. Listen below…

Clash music has just premiered ‘Mass’, the latest release from XOA, that I also performed on earlier this year. The single is out on Soundway Records and is available on all platforms HERE. Listen below…

Omar Kamal and the Lebanese Philharmonic Orchestra @ Beiteddine Art Festival

June 15th, 2017

I’m delighted to be flying to Lebanon at the end of this month to conduct the Lebanese Philharmonic Orchestra featuring Palestinian singer Omar Kamal. The performance is part of Beiteddine Art Festival and will also feature an all-star session Big Band flown over from London. With 60+ musicians on stage, this promises to be a really special performance!

Darlington Jazz Festival Review + Gentleman’s Dub Club performance on Canal Plus + More tour dates

May 10th, 2017

“…bandleader Roberts treating the capacity audience to a trumpet masterclass by way of Fats Navarro, Miles Davis and Freddie Hubbard. Roberts is an enthusiast, conveying his love of the music, expressing his admiration for the jazz tradition.”

Many thanks to ‘Bebop Spoken Here’ for this wonderful review of my recent sextet performance at Darlington Jazz Festival. Full review HERE.

For those of you in France, it is now possible to view Gentleman’s Dub Club’s recent performance for the French broadcaster Canal Plus

We are continuing to perform headline shows and festival slots around the country promoting our 3rd album ‘Dubtopia’. Over the next month we’ll be performing at…

May 12th – ONE Festival, Aberystwyth

May 19th – MK11, Milton Keynes

May 20th – Club 85, Hitchin

June 2nd – High Rise Festival, Leeds

June 3rd – Lakota, Bristol

June 4th – Festival Ida y Vuelta, Perpignan (France)

June 9th – Lemon Fest, Devon

June 10th – The Watering Hole, Perranporth