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The Howard Roberts Quartet

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The Howard Roberts Quartet

The Howard Roberts Quartet has been played on NTS in shows including HIGH JAZZ* w/ ill Dubio, featured first on 22 June 2017. Songs played include Dirty Old Bossa Nova.

Howard Roberts (October 2, 1929 – June 28, 1992) was an American jazz guitarist, educator and session musician.

Roberts was born in Phoenix, Arizona, and began playing guitar at the age of 8. By the time he was 15 he was playing professionally locally. In 1950 he moved to Los Angeles. There, with the assistance of Jack Marshall, he began playing with musicians including Bobby Troup, Chico Hamilton and Barney Kessel. In about 1956, Bobby Troup signed…

Dirty Old Bossa Nova
The Howard Roberts Quartet
Capitol Records1963
Dirty Old Bossa Nova
The Howard Roberts QuartetCapitol Records1963