Marcus Roberts has extensively studied both classical and jazz piano. After losing his sight as a child, Marcus began to teach himself piano, and started taking formal lessons at the age of 12.
By age 21, Marcus Roberts was touring with Wynton Marsalis. He has performed with the Wynton Marsalis Septet as well as the Jazz at Lincoln Centre Orchestra. Mr. Roberts currently tours with his own trio, featuring Rodney Jordan on bass and Jason Marsalis on drums.
In February 2015, the Marcus Roberts Trio visited Calgary. In addition to offering workshops to high school students, the group also performed concerts for elementary school students from the Calgary Area.
To learn more about Marcus Roberts, visit http://www.marcusroberts.com