London-born keys man, singer, songwriter and producer Oli Rockberger has performed and/or recorded alongside Carly Simon, John Mayer, Steve Gadd, Jesse Harris, Levon Helm, Randy Brecker, Gloria Gaynor, Steve Jordan, Judy Collins, Nathan East, Becca Stevens, Louis Cole and Chris Dave And The Drumhedz amongst many others. Current work includes performing as a member of the prodigious, multi-award winning songstress Laura Mvula's touring band (keys/vox). This autumn Oli will be following up his his acclaimed release "Old Habits" with "Sovereign", his 4th studio album to date, to be released on leading independent UK record label "Whirlwind" Oct '17.
"Powerful, melodic crossover jazz singer-songwriter with improvisatory flare...."
“(Old Habits) is a monument to be relished in the border territory of jazz and pop"
"This is definitely pop music at its most creative"
"Oli can conjure up echoes of Randy Newman, Todd Rundgren and Peter Gabriel, yet still inhabit a sound world all of his own.."
>June 17, Summer Stage (NY) wi/Laura Mvula
>June 23, Injazz Fest (Rotterdam) wi/Fridolijn
>July 2, Love Supreme (Gynde) wi/Laura Mvula
>July 8th, North Sea (Rotterdam) wi/Laura Mvula
>July 14, Conertgebouw (Ams) wi/Fridolijn
>July 16th, Afropunk Fest Paris wi/Laura Mvula
>July 18th, Nice Jazz Fest wi/Laura Mvula
>July 21, Barbican (London) wi/Laura Mvula + LSO
>Oct 20, Pizza Express (Holborn) wi/Oli Rockberger's "Sovereign" Album Launch Show
>Oct 21, Pizza Express (Holborn) wi/Oli Rockberger's "Sovereign" Album Launch Show
>Nov14, Pizza Express (Soho) wi/Oli Rockberger's "Sovereign" EFG London Jazz Festival
>Dec 31, Afropunk Fest JBurg wi/Laura Mvula