Dr Andrew Robson

Saxophonist, composer, researcher and educator Andrew Robson is one of Australia’s premier jazz musicians. A two-time ARIA award winner and a recipient of the Freedman Jazz Fellowship, Andrew performs nationally and internationally with groups including: The Paul Grabowsky Sextet, Mike Nock’s Big Small Band, Ten Part Invention, the World According to James and his own groups.

Andrew has toured widely with numerous ensembles and has performed at many of the world’s major jazz, world and folk music festivals including Chicago, Berlin, London and other major festivals and venues throughout Europe, Asia, Canada and the United States.

Saxophonist, composer, researcher and educator Andrew Robson is one of Australia’s premier jazz musicians. A two-time ARIA award winner and a recipient of the Freedman Jazz Fellowship, Andrew performs nationally and internationally with groups including: The Paul Grabowsky Sextet, Mike Nock’s Big Small Band, Ten Part Invention, the World According to James and his own groups.

Andrew has toured widely with numerous ensembles and has performed at many of the world’s major jazz, world and folk music festivals including Chicago, Berlin, London and other major festivals and venues throughout Europe, Asia, Canada and the United States.
Andrew has released a series of critically acclaimed albums as a leader, including; Bering the Bell (2008), Songbook (2013), and most recently The Child Ballads (2016).
In 2016 Andrew received his Ph.D. from the University of Sydney. His thesis focuses on his own creative work as viewed through the prism of the Australian and New Zealand regional jazz scenes. In 2014 Andrew’s research activities saw him present a conference paper at the University of Cambridge UK. In 2016 he returned to the UK to present a research paper at the 2016 conference ‘Jazz Utopia’ at Birmingham City University.  Since 2013 Andrew has lectured in Jazz History at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music.

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C41 - Sydney Conservatorium of Music