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Matana Roberts is a jazz 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…

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  • 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.
  • Coin Coin 3 is the best chapter so far [2]
  • Whole chapter three is made only by Matana, great piece of music
  • COIN COIN Chapter Three is one of the coolest/most unique things I've ever heard. [2]

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