Artist: Matana Roberts

Past Performances

Matana Roberts: “breathe…”

Thursday, September 14, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
"breathe…” is part of a conceptual sound cycle exploring rise of militarized police in American culture and beyond.

Matana Roberts’ Anthem

Wednesday, December 3, 2014 @ 8:00 pm
This work in progress narrative piece is a reflection of Roberts’ continued interest in social justice through sound.

Matana Roberts’ Coin Coin

Matana Roberts’ Coin Coin
Friday, January 18, 2013 @ 8:00 pm
Multi-media composer Matana Roberts shares her new performance work, Coin Coin, based on the genealogical research of a distant Louisiana […]

Matana Roberts COIN COIN (Work in Progress / Performance Lab)

Friday, August 24, 2012 @ 7:00 pm
Saxophonist/Composer Matana Roberts will be using the evening as a performance lab, experimenting/workshopping/considering conceptual ideas that […]

INTERPRETATIONS: Roy Campbell’s Akhenaten / Matana Roberts’ Illumination

INTERPRETATIONS: Roy Campbell’s Akhenaten / Matana Roberts’ Illumination
Thursday, January 21, 2010 @ 8:00 pm
Trumpeter and composer Roy Campbell’s Akhenaten performs music from their recent Aum Fidelity release, Live at the Vision Festival 12, […]

Matana Roberts

Matana Roberts
Thursday, June 18, 2009 @ 8:30 pm
Matana Roberts’ ILLUMINATION Matana Roberts, saxophone JD Allen, tenor saxophone Vijay Iyer, piano Liberty Ellman, guitar Thomas Morgan, […]

Matana Roberts

Friday, May 25, 2007 @ 8:30 pm
Matana Roberts’ BLACK MAN One of the first “picture book” texts that Saxophonist Matana Roberts was given to read as a child […]

Matt Bauder w/ Matana Roberts, Loren Dempster & Reuben Radding

Monday, October 16, 2006 @ 8:30 pm
Multi-reedist and composer Matt Bauder has been creating inspired and imaginative music since his early days in Ann Arbor, MI in the mid […]

Matana Roberts: CoinCoin:Installation 1

Friday, May 19, 2006 @ 8:30 pm
Saxophonist/composer Matana Roberts presents CoinCoin:Installation 1, the first performance of her in-progress musical narrative, which explores […]