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 prodigious songstress, Laura Mvula's touring band (keys/vocals), and as a solo artist, with recent highlights including Love Supreme Festival (UK), London Jazz Festival (Pizza Express London), Vortex Festival of Voice (London) and Rochester Jazz Festival (Rochester, USA). Oli will be following his acclaimed "Old Habits" (2013) with "Sovereign", his 4th studio album to date, which will be released Sept '17 on leading independent UK record label "Whirlwind".

 

"Powerful, melodic crossover jazz singer-songwriter with improvisatory flare...."
-Time-Out

 

“(Old Habits) is a monument to be relished in the border territory of jazz and pop"  
-London Jazz

 

"This is definitely pop music at its most creative"
-Music OMH

 

"Oli can conjure up echoes of Randy Newman, Todd Rundgren and Peter Gabriel, yet still inhabit a sound world all of his own.."
-Jazzwise
          Photo Credits: Rob Blackham

          Photo Credits: Rob Blackham

Upcoming...

>April 1, Cape Town Jazz Festival  wi/Laura Mvula                             

>April 10-19, Australia Tour              wi/Laura Mvula

>April 25th, Jazz FM Awards            wi/Laura Mvula

Recent...

>Mar 4, Kansas Smitty's                 wi/Louis Cole

>Feb 16 - Jazz At Lincoln Center    New York wi/Laura Mvula

>Jan 17, BBC SPOTY                         wi/Laura Mvula

>Jan 19, The Jazz Cafe,                    wi/Richard Spaven Group

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Additional recording/performing credits include....

Common, Steve Jordan, David Ryan Harris, Nathan East, Judy Collins, Billy Cobham,Jackie De Shannon, Larry Grenadier, Gregoire Maret, Eric Harland,       Jef Lee Johnson, Les McCann, Chuck Loeb, Christine Tobin, Ari Hest, Ben Taylor, John Forte, Charlie Hunter, Mark Giuliana, Hiram Bullock, Donna Lewis,     Richard Spaven, Oliver "Tuku" Mtukudzi, Rebecca Ferguson, Matt Pierson, Phil Ramone, Carly Simon. John Mayer, Levon Helm, Becca Stevens, Steve Gadd   Charlotte OC, Suli Breaks, Jodie Abacus, Nat Osborn, Greg Trooper, Terrane, Christina Courtin, Ryan Scott, Nicole Henry, Chris Velan, Iestyn Polson,             

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