Troy Roberts & Tim Jago, Best Buddies Review
Troy Roberts and Tim Jago have teamed up to release a new and exciting album titled, Best Buddies. Roberts is a flourishing leader with twelve chart-topping albums to his name, two GRAMMY-Nominations, and was a semi-finalist in the 2008 Thelonious Monk International Jazz Saxophone Competition. Jago has performed and recorded with a host of world-class musicians, a semi-finalist in the inaugural Wes Montgomery International Jazz Guitar Competition, he has three leader, is a member of Troy Roberts’ Nu-Jive group. Having served on faculty as a professor at The FROST School of Music and The West Australian Academy of Performing Arts, Jago also balances a busy sideman performance schedule. The two Australians are joined by Ben Vanderwal, one of the most in-demand jazz drummers in Australia, and bassist Karl Florisson, who has released three albums with long-time collaborators Harry Mitchell and Ben Vanderwal as Trio Trio and is on faculty at the West Australian Academy of Performing Arts. Best Buddies is a set of nine tunes performed by like-minded friends getting together to create spontaneous sounds in the straight-ahead jazz/post-bop tradition.
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