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Somewhere Over the Rainbow May 30, 2020
As many of you are aware, my father Eric is currently going through palliative chemotherapy for terminal cancer. Despite this he remains the most po... [MORE]

Somwhere Over the Rainbow - Here's the VIDEO! May 30, 2020
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Spring 2020 - COVID-19 May 17, 2020
Greetings from sunny Northamptonshire! Unfortunately, due to this terrible Coronavirus pandemic all of my gigs have been cancelled for the foreseeb... [MORE]

Some Highlights of a wonderful Summer! September 12, 2018
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Rosenau Sinfonia in Sotogrande July 30, 2018
Amy had an amazing trip to Spain playing flute and clarinet with the Rosenau Sinfonia.  ... [MORE]

John Helliwell's SuperTramp Big Band June 24, 2018
On July 13th Amy will be part of an All-Star Big Band at Chester Festival, playing all the hits from Supertramp. A night not to be missed! www.stor... [MORE]

Magnificent 7 in Beckenham! June 04, 2018
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Montreux Jazz Festival - Matthew Herbert Brexit Big Band May 03, 2018
Very excited to say that my first trip to the famous Montreux Jazz Festival will be this June with the Matthew Herbert Brexit Big Band. It's always ... [MORE]

Is it REALLY almost May?!?!?! April 25, 2018
Hello Ladies and Gentlemen! Massive appologies for not having posted a news item since January.....! It's been a great start to the year, with trip... [MORE]

Flakey Jazz Festival - Belgium January 22, 2018
Had a wonderful time with the Matthew Herbert Brexit Big Band over the weekend!   ... [MORE]

Band of the Year 2017 January 09, 2018
Thank you to Rochdale Jazz Society for voting the Hallam/Roberts Quintet as winner of Band of the Year 2017! ... [MORE]

Matthew Herbert Brexit Big Band January 03, 2018
Once again Amy will be joining the ranks of this stellar big band for a gig in Brussels! [MORE]

Portugal with Pasadena Roof Orchestra! December 04, 2017
Amy is incredibly excited to be heading to Lisbon on 21st December to play baritone saxophone as part of the famous Pasadena Roof Orchestra. Al... [MORE]

Christmas Charity Concert - Helston, Cornwall! November 21, 2017
A date for your diaries.....! Amy will be joined by Richard Exall and the Craig Milverton Trio for night of swing and jazz. We're raising money for ... [MORE]

Amy Roberts/ John Hallam Band - "Band of the Year 2017" September 25, 2017
We're excited to announce that the Roberts /Hallam Band has just been voted "Band of the Year" by Rochdale Jazz Society! ... [MORE]

Hallevik Jazz Festival - Sweden - Women of the World August 13, 2017
Just got back from a very fun trip to Sweden with Cynthia Sayer's Women of the World Band..... Always a pleasure to play at the lovely Hallevik fest... [MORE]

North Sea Jazz Festival July 24, 2017
What an incredible experience performing with the Matthew Herbert Big Band..... what a band! Looking forward to playing with them again in Antwerp. ... [MORE]

North Sea Jazz Festival, Rotterdam, Holland! June 26, 2017
Amy is heading off to Holland on July 9th to play tenor sax with the internationally acclaimed Matthew Herbert Big Band! [MORE]

Magnificent 7 in South Wales May 02, 2017
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Hodge-Stic Review from Just Jazz Magazine November 28, 2016
Richard Exall • Amy Roberts Hodge-Stic The music of Earl Bostic and Johnny Hodges  Irthling Records: IRARRE02  Recorded, mixed an... [MORE]

Pinner Parish Church - Magnificent 7 Jazz Band November 21, 2016
There are just a few tickets left for our Magnificent 7 Jazz Band gig at PINNER PARISH CHURCH on December 10th! It'll feature Ian Bateman Craig Milv... [MORE]

Holland Trip! September 23, 2016
Just got home from a few really lovely days cruising through Holland, and playing jazz with Roy Williams, Nicki Parrott, Richard Exall, Bernard Fleg... [MORE]

Terence Blanchard September 19, 2016
Had a most interesting week in Manchester working with Grammy award winning American Trumpeter Terence Blanchard as part of his Inner City Ensemble.... [MORE]

Charity Concert - SOLD OUT! August 04, 2016
A massive thank you to everbody who's bought tickets for Tuesday nights charity concert in Olney....... It's now sold out! Look forward to seeing yo... [MORE]

NEW ALBUM - "Hodge-Stic!" June 11, 2016
Amy Roberts/Richard Exall Quintet -  HODGE-STIC! After two incredibly productive and exciting days recording in Exeter with Cra... [MORE]

On the Road......Again! June 08, 2016
Amy and Richard are off to Germany and Switzerland at the end of next week, to take part in a coup,e of international festivals! More details to fol... [MORE]

Radio Harrow May 21, 2016
On Thursday evening Amy was interviewed on Radio Harrow! ... [MORE]

Panama Trip! April 18, 2016
Amy and Richard have just returned from a hugely successful trip to Panama, Central America! The played a couple of concerts to very appreciative cr... [MORE]

Charity Jazz Concert on August 9th! March 16, 2016
On August 9th we'll be having a Jazz Charity Concert in Olney, Buckinghamshire, with all profits split between the PSP Association and Car... [MORE]

On the Air!! March 02, 2016
A massive thank you to David Craigie at Nene Valley Radio for having us on the show!   ... [MORE]

Newspaper Article - British Jazz Award! December 18, 2015
Thank you to the Cornishman Newspaper for writing this article...! [MORE]

Winner of 2015 British Jazz Award! December 16, 2015
Thank you to everyone who voted for Amy in the 2015 British Jazz Awards.... She's absolutely over the moon to have WON the Miscellaneous Catego... [MORE]

BRITISH JAZZ AWARDS 2015! October 08, 2015
Amy has been nominated in the Miscellaneous Category of the 2015 BRITISH JAZZ AWARDS for her flute playing! Voting closes on November 8th.... http:... [MORE]

New Jazz Star - ALEX CLARKE! October 07, 2015
During the Pershore Jazz Festival this year, the Richard Exall/Amy Roberts Quintet were amazed by the flute and saxophone playing of 15 year old Ale... [MORE]

Keith Nichols Festival Orchestra in Pershore! August 27, 2015
Last weekend was the fantastic Pershore Jazz Festival.....! It was the best yet, with some truly amazing musicians and bands performing throughout t... [MORE]

Roberts/Exall Quintet in Sweden! August 11, 2015
The Amy Roberts / Richard Exall Quintet have just returned from a highly successful trip to Sweden, where they performed at Hallevik Jazz Festival! ... [MORE]

More from Hallevik, Sweden! August 11, 2015
The quintet featured Tom Kincaid, Marc Parnell and Bill Coleman! ... [MORE]

A Jazz Odyssey - CD Review July 28, 2015
The Magnificent 7 Jazz Band - A Jazz Odyssey A tribute to the music of Acker Bilk and Kenny Ball Total playing time: 75m 57s Irthling Records: IR... [MORE]

London Swing Orchestra in Monaco - The Royal Wedding! July 28, 2015
Amy went to Monte Carlo over the weekend to perform at Hotel De Paris with the London Swing Orchestra. Grace Kelly's grandson Pierre Casiraghi marri... [MORE]

Clarinet and Saxophone Society of Great Britain! June 03, 2015
The Clarinet and Saxophone Society of Great Britain are running a special competition...... For 3 lucky people to win one of our brand new album "A ... [MORE]

NEW Magnificent 7 Album - A Jazz Odyssey May 02, 2015
It's finally here... The long awaited second studio album by the Magnificent 7 Jazz Band... Buy you're copy here!   ... [MORE]

Radio Interview March 20, 2015
On March 18th Amy and Richard were on Radio Nene Valley's (Northamptonshire) live Jazz programme talking to David Craigie about their careers! ... [MORE]

NEW Magnificent 7 Album! January 24, 2015
It's the news everybody has been waiting for.....!! The Magnificent 7 Jazz Band are heading back into the studio very soon to record their 2nd album... [MORE]

Band of the Year 2013/2014!! January 05, 2015
Last night the Amy Roberts/Richard Exall Quintet were delighted to recieve the Harry Cameron Award for being "Band of the Year 2013/2014! Well don... [MORE]

A New Chapter Begins!! December 02, 2014
The last four years touring with The Big Chris Barber Band has been an incredible educational experience traveling throughout Europe and playing in... [MORE]

British Jazz Awards 2014 Nomination!!!! October 27, 2014
Exciting news!! Amy has been nominated in the British Jazz Awards 2014! Follow this link to vote for Amy in the Miscellaneous Section for her flute... [MORE]

Rochdale Jazz Club - BAND OF THE YEAR 2013/2014! October 09, 2014
The Amy Roberts / Richard Exall Quintet have been voted "Band of the Year" at Rochdale Jazz Club! Thank you to all who voted - what an unexpected su... [MORE]

Amy Roberts / Richard Exall Quintet May 21, 2014
We've been in Far Heath Recording Studio over the past couple of weeks recording our debut album "Why Not?". We cannot wait for you to hear it! Wa... [MORE]

Magnificent 7 Jazz Band! March 20, 2014
The brand NEW album, "The Good, The Bad and The Ugly!" can now be purchased via paypal!! Jackie Flavelle, musician, DJ, radio personality and outst... [MORE]

Book A Jazz Band March 20, 2014
Check out brand new website! It's the best place to book the top class professionals for your private event, jazz club or fest... [MORE]

Magnificent 7 Jazz Band Album RELEASED!!! March 06, 2014
This morning the first batch of our exciting new album "The Good, The Bad and The Ugly" have arrived! To purchase your copy drop me an email :-... [MORE]

Magnificent 7 in the Studio November 07, 2013
The Magnificent 7 Jazz Band have been busy in the studio recording a fantastic album. This exciting ensemble tips its hat off to the UK trad boom of... [MORE]

Bowling with Barber April 26, 2013
On the last day of the BIg Chris Barber Band European tour in April 2013, Chris invited myself and Richard Exall to join him in some bowling..... It... [MORE]

Amy in the studio! October 10, 2012
Amy is currently on tour with the Big Chris Barber Band, but took time out to record with Chris Barber and Mike Magic Henry in a German Studio. The ... [MORE]

Amy nominated in British Jazz Awards 2012! September 18, 2012
Amy has been nominated in the Rising Star Category of the 2012 British Jazz Awards! Voting closes on October 8th... to vote go to www.britishjazzawa... [MORE]

Amy meets Dame Cleo Laine! September 15, 2012
During a recent gig at The Stables, Wavendon with the Big Chris Barber Band, Amy met the lovely Dame Cleo Laine.... ... [MORE]

Goring on Thames April 2012 April 17, 2012
The Amy Roberts Quintet were delighted to appear with special guest Chris Barber during their recent gig in Goring on Thames. It was a storming ni... [MORE]