27th June 2017: Jazzwise Magazine previews our latest signing: Oli Rockberger to release ‘Sovereign’ Oct 20 in UK + video premier

We are very excited to announce the signing of London-born singer-songwriter, keys man and producer Oli Rockberger and the release of his forthcoming album Sovereign in the UK on October 20th 2017 (other territories tba).

Jazzwise Magazine broke the news yesterday with a video premier of ‘My Old Life’.

Read the feature and view the new video by clicking here.

 

 

Rockberger has performed and/or recorded with 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 others. Current work includes performing as a member of the prodigious award-winning songstress Laura Mvula’s touring band (keys/vocals), and his original singer-songwriter project as a recording artist.

Recent highlights under his own name include Love Supreme Festival (UK), London Jazz Festival (Pizza Express London), Vortex Festival of Voice (London) and Rochester Jazz Festival (Rochester, USA).

“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  

Oli will be leading his own band for a tour of the UK dates to support the album release featuring drummer Marijus Aleksa, guitarist Giorgio Serci, vocalist/fiddler Hannah Read and bassist Michael Janisch.

Tour Dates (more being added, check back for updates)

12th October – Soundcellar, Poole

18th October – The Jazz Bar, Edinburgh

19th/20th October – Pizza Express Jazz Club, High Holborn ALBUM LAUNCH DATES

14th November – Pizza Express Jazz Club, Soho  (EFG London Jazz Festival)