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Matana Roberts

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Matana Roberts

June 24, 2010 For the alto saxophonist, music tells the complicated story of her family. Hear the performance.

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May 14, 2008 The saxophonist and composer's new album salutes her Midwestern roots and her "daddy's crazy music."

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Matana Roberts' new recording, COIN COIN Chapter One: Gens De Colour Libre, joins Live In London as her second album released in 2011.

July 27, 2011 The saxophonist's new album draws from the history of 18th-century Louisiana "free people of color."

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Matana Roberts' new recording, COIN COIN Chapter One: Gens De Colour Libre, joins Live In London as her second album released in 2011.

July 27, 2011 The saxophonist's new album draws from the history of 18th-century Louisiana "free people of color."

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  • Album: Coin Coin Chapter One: Gens De Couleur Libres
  • Artist: Matana Roberts
  • Label: Constellation
  • Released: 2011
 

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  • Album: Chicago Project
  • Artist: Matana Roberts
  • Label: Central Control
  • Released: 2008