With the Matthew Herbert Brexit Big Band Amy has performed at the North Sea Jazz Festival in Rotterdam, in Antwerp, Flakey, and at the world famous Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland . She was also selected by American banjoist Cynthia Sayer to be part of her International All-Star Band “The Women of the World” during their Scandinavian tour in 2017.
In September 2017, the Amy Roberts/John Hallam Band were voted "Band of the Year" by Rochdale Jazz Society, a title previously won with the Amy Roberts/Richard Exall Quintet in 2014.
Amy has performed with Issie Barrett's all female Contemporary Jazz Dectet “Interchange” for performances at the London Jazz Festival and the Cambridge International Jazz Festival.
During 2018 Amy was part of the Rosenau Sinfonia during a tour to Southern Spain. They performed the "Hollywood to Broadway" show for a prestigious charity event in Sotogrande.
In education, Amy was involved in the Best Of Young Jazz Project from 2009 to 2015 as a mentor for young people in the Worcestershire area. During the scheme Amy worked alongside phenomenal bass player and educator Steve Berry, to inspire and teach the students taking part in the BoYJ Academy.
Amy was honoured to be featured and used as a 'cover girl' for a Clarinet and Saxophone Society Magazine after being interviewed by upcoming writer and musician William Upton. She has been a featured artist in JazzWise, PhoneBox, Lady, Just Jazz Magazines and various newspapers, as well as taking part in interviews on several regional BBC radio stations, PlayjazzUK, Harrow Radio and RadioNeneValley.
Amy is delighted to share her musical world both as a performing multi-instrumentalist and as a touring musician in a predominantly 'man's' world. She is happy to work with community, school and U3A groups and tailor talks and musical experiences to specific and special occasions.
2019 was a musically fabulous year and Amy had to opportunity to cruise with SAGA to Cape Town as part of the Syd Lawrence Orchestra, then sail on another SAGA trip to Norway with the Pasadena Roof Orchestra.
She felt privileged to be invited to play the flute at the Bristol International Jazz Festival as part of the orchestra performing Billie Holiday’s “Lady in Satin” album with very special guest vocalist China Moses.
A real highlight of the year were gigs at Manchester Jazz Festival, Hull Music Festival and in Hamburg, Germany, with the Super Big Tramp Band featuring Super Tramp legend John Helliwell. It’s such an exciting project which is soon to record it’s debut album and will be touring Europe and Canada in the not too distant future!
In July 2019 Amy was absolutely blown away to be welcomed back to the Royal Northern College of Music to perform as a guest with the RNCM Big Band during Mike Hall’s final concert as Head of Jazz Studies. It was a really inspiring experience!
The latest project for Amy is a solo flute album which is due for release in 2020.