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Matana Roberts is a saxophonist, composer and improviser based in New York City, United States. She is a past member of the Association for the Advancement of Creative Musicians (AACM). The Jazz Journalists Association selected Roberts as a finalist nominee for the 2008 Up and Coming Musician of the Year award (which Lionel Loueke ultimately won).

Born in Chicago, United States, Roberts was raised on the city's South Side and studied classical clarinet during her youth. She formed a… read more

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  • god, Coin Coin Chapter 3 is incredible. https://optimisticunderground.wordpress.com/2016/01/23/best-of-2015-25-honorable-mentions/
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  • Track among the top tracks of the year: :) https://www.mixcloud.com/cvetkovic5ar/2015-cotton-synths-29-12-popscotch-radio
  • Matana <3
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  • Axé!
  • Orgasm
  • “Nos barques sont ouvertes, pour tous nous les naviguons”...Le troisième chapitre est majestueux. Je suis sidérée, notamment par la "spatialité" des compositions et la manière dont elles vous transportent, presque littéralement; l'effet "physique" qu'elles produisent sur l'auditeur. Bref, c'est un chef-d'oeuvre.
  • [url=http://www.tinymixtapes.com/features/matana-roberts-0]Article of interest.[/url] She apparently lives on a boat in NYC. What the heck!
  • Love the complete difference between the three Chapters so far.

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