Katy Roberts – Piano & arrangements
Katy Roberts, jazz pianist, composer and arranger, professor at the Conservatory where she teaches jazz piano, arranging and conducts and arranges for jazz ensembles. She was trained musically in Boston (she obtained her Bachelor of Music at Berklee College of Music in 1979 and her Master of Music degree from New England Conservatory in 1985).
She performed with the Ku-Umba, Frank Lacy Quartet, Oliver Johnson, George Brown, John Betsch, Salim Washington, Rasul Siddik, Sonny Simmons and Ricky Ford, Ernest. K. Dawkins, the « Spirit of Life Ensemble », Ted Curson’s group, Hal Singer’s Quintet.
Katy has independently released three CD’s, two quintets and one septet, that have had high critical acclaim.