Herb Robertson

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Herb Robertson (2015)
Herb Robertson, Jeppe Skovbakke, Anders Banke.
Herb Robertson (left) at Groningen Jazz Fest in 2006

Clarence "Herb" Robertson (born February 21, 1951) is a jazz trumpeter and flugelhornist. He was born in New Jersey and attended the Berklee School of Music. He has recorded solo albums and has worked as a sideman for Tim Berne, Anthony Davis, Bill Frisell, George Gruntz, Paul Motian, Bobby Previte, and David Sanborn.[1] [2]

Discography[edit]

As leader[edit]

  • Transparency (JMT, 1985)
  • X-Cerpts: Live at Willisau (JMT, 1987)
  • Shades of Bud Powell (JMT, 1988)
  • Certified (JMT, 1991)
  • Falling in Flat Space (Cadence Jazz, 1996) with Dominic Duval and Jay Rosen -
  • Sound Implosion with Dominic Duval and Jay Rosen (CIMP, 1997)
  • Rituals with Phil Haynes (CIMP, 2000)
  • Brooklyn-Berlin with Phil Hayens (CIMP, 2000)
  • Knudstock 2000 (Cadence, 2000)
  • Music for Long Attention Spans (Leo, 2001)
  • The Legend of the Missing Link (Septet & Quintet) (Splasc(h), 2001)
  • Elaboration (Clean Feed, 2005)
  • Sketches from the Other Side, For A.I. (Ruby Flower, 2006)
  • Parallelisms with Evan Parker & Agustí Fernandez (Ruby Flower, 2007)
  • Real Aberration (Clean Feed, 2007)
  • Celebrations with Frank Gratkowski, Simon Nabatov, Dieter Manderscheid (Leo, 2007)
  • Live at Alchemia (Not Two, 2007) with Marcin Oles & Bartlomiej Oles
  • Passing the Torch with Jean-Luc Cappozzo (Ruby Flower, 2008)
  • Diablo en musica - Improvisations with Rich Messbauer and Tom Sayek (Out/In Space, 2008)

As sideman[edit]

With Ray Anderson

With Tim Berne

With Marc Ducret

With Mark Helias

  • Split Image (Enja, 1984)
  • The Current Set (Enja, 1987)
  • Desert Blue (Enja, 1989)
  • Attack the Future (Enja, 1992)

With Andy Laster

  • Twirler (Sound Aspects, 1990)
  • Hydra (Sound Aspects, 1994)
  • Polyogue (Songlines, 1995)
  • Soft Shell (Knitting Factory, 2000; recorded 1998)

With Satoko Fujii Orchestra New York

  • South Wind (Leo/Libra, 1997)
  • The Future of the Past (Enja, 2001)
  • Blueprint (MTC, 2003)
  • Undulation (PJL, 2005)
  • Summer Suite (Libra, 2007)
  • Eto (Libra, 2010)

With others[edit]

  • Stefan Winter - The Little Trumpet (JMT, 1986)
  • Michael Moore Quintet – Home Game (Ramboy, 1992; recorded 1988)
  • Lindsey Horner – Never No More (Open Minds, 1991; recorded 1989)
  • The New York Composers Orchestra - Music by Marty Ehrlich, Robin Holcomb, Wayne Horvitz, Doug Wieselman (New World, 1990)
  • Bobby PreviteMusic of the Moscow Circus (Gramavision, 1991)
  • Roberto Zorzi with Tim Berne, Bobby Previte, Mark Feldman, Herb Robertson, Matteo Ederle, Percy Jones - The Bang (Nueva, 1991; reissued as Bang! by ICTUS, 2011)
  • Marc Ducret - News from the Front (JMT, 1992)
  • Lesli Dalaba - Core Samples (EarRational, 1992)
  • Anthony Davis - X, The Life and Times of Malcolm X, An Opera in Three Acts (Gramavision, 1992)
  • Klaus König - The Song of Songs (Enja, 1992)
  • Sybille Pomorin / Terry Jenoure - Auguries of Speed (ITM, 1995)
  • Paul Lytton Quartet - The Balance of Trade (CIMP, 1996)
  • Lou Grassi's PoBand - Mo' Po (CIMP, 1997)
  • Joe Fonda - From the Source (Konnex, 1997)
  • Barry Guy New Orchestra - Inscape - Tableaux (Intakt, 2000)
  • Jay Rosen Trio - Drums 'n Bugles (CIMP, 2001)
  • Dominic Duval with Herb Robertson, Bob Hovey, Jay Rosen - Asylem (Leo, 2001)
  • Joe LovanoViva Caruso (Blue Note, 2002)
  • The Fonda / Stevens Group - Twelve Improvisations (Leo, 2004; recorded 2002)
  • Mokuto (with Lotte Anker) - Dressed Like a Horse (Ninth World, 2007; recorded 2003)
  • Gerry Hemingway Quartet – The Whimbler (Clean Feed, 2004)
  • Lou Grassi Quartet - Avanti Galoppi (CIMP, 2004)
  • Lou Grassi's PoBand - Infinite Potential (CIMP, 2005)
  • Barry Guy New Orchestra - Oort - Entropy (Intakt, 2005)
  • Stefan Winter - Der Kastanienball / The Chestnut Ball - The Fall of Lucrezia Borgia, "audio film" (Winter & Winter, 2005)
  • Pierre Dørge & New Jungle Orchestra - Negra Tigra (ILK, 2005)
  • Alípio C. Neto Quartet – The Perfume Comes Before the Flower (Clean Feed, 2008)
  • Barry Guy London Jazz Composers Orchestra - Harmos - Live in Schaffhausen (Intakt DVD, 2012; recorded 2008)
  • 100nka & Herb Robertson – Superdesert (Not Two, 2009)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kelsey, Chris. "Herb Robertson". AllMusic. Retrieved 21 January 2018. 
  2. ^ "Herb Robertson at All About Jazz". Archived from the original on 8 August 2010. Retrieved 18 May 2010. 

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