Artist: Matana Roberts

Past Performances

Roulette’s 40th Season Closeout Party

Sunday, July 21, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Roulette celebrates the close of our incredible 40th season with two evenings of experimental performance.

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 […]

Raz Mesinai – music for instruments and live processing

Tuesday, March 15, 2011 @ 8:30 pm
Composer, producer and sound alchemist Raz Mesinai makes music at the intersection of Dub and modern composition. As a solo artist and with his […]

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, […]

Interpretations: Myra Melford & Henry Threadgill

Thursday, October 2, 2008 @ 8:30 pm
Myra Melford Quartet: Happy Whistlings Myra Melford is a composer-performer with a “commitment to refreshing, often surprising uses of […]

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 […]