Tracey Roberts - Full CV


Academic Qualifications

1980 - 1982

Completed a Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Melbourne, (Computer Science)

1995
Performing Arts Management - Amsterdam University


Musical Studies

1989 - 1990
Melbourne
AUSTRALIA


Singing lessons with Murray Mardardy.
Piano lessons with Ron Rosenberg (Ella Fitzgerald and Nat King Cole).


1992 - 1993
The Hague
THE NETHERLANDS

Jazz piano lessons with accomplished New York jazz pianist, Frank Stagnitta.
Vocal technique lessons with American singer, Pat Stagnitta.


Entertainment Industry Experience

1989 - 1990
Worked as an entertainment agent handling musicians working within Melbourne.
Designed, installed and trained agency employees to use an on-line Entertainment Booking System on an IBM PC computer network.

 

1992 - 1996
Promoting and marketing of "Simple Things CD" and "The Lullaby Ladies" cabaret duo in The Netherlands.


1997 - 2002
Worked as an entertainment agent and promotional director with PANGAEA PRODUCTIONS.
Involved in promotion of own music, providing music and entertainment for private and corporate clients in Melbourne and promotion of women singer songwriters. Working towards promotion of world music.


2000 - 2001
Recorded and promotion of 4th studio CD "Treasure Box ".
Produced and performed in "MoonGlow" (A Celebration of Women Singer-Songwriters) concert series.
Continuing to develop, promote and showcase talented female Australian artists.


2001 - 2004
Promotion and marketing of CD/EP "Link" including hit song "Daniel's hands".
Performing regularly at concerts, festivals, private and corporate functions solo and with jazz/pop combos.

 

2005 - 2011
Promotion and marketing of live CD "Live at DIZZY's", and CD/EP "After the Wave".
Recorded and promotion of sixth studio CD "Parallel Universe".
Performing regularly at concerts, festivals, private and corporate functions either solo or with jazz/pop/folk combos, including The Nightingales, Acoustic Brew and the Alive and Gigging Roadshow.

Publicity Manager for Burrinja Cafe, Upwey VIC.
Graphic Design / artwork for musicians - CDs, publicity material etc.

 


Music Performance Experience

1982 - 1986
Melbourne
AUSTRALIA

* Performed as a vocalist and keyboard player in original and cover bands "Chances R" and "The Annie Stanford band"
* Supported Arlo Guthrie - Australian tour
* Vocal and piano duos and trios

1987
The Hague
THE NETHERLANDS

* Recording work as a backing vocalist for 2 satirical comedy albums of European singer-comedians, Drs P and Atilla the Stockbroker

1988
London
UNITED KINGDOM


* Performed as a singer-pianist and instrumental pianist in restaurants


1988 - 1989
New Delhi
INDIA

* Performed as a cabaret singer and as a singer-pianist in the New Delhi Sheraton over the Christmas and New Year period


1988 - 1990
Melbourne
AUSTRALIA

* Performed as a singer-pianist both solo and as a duo in Melbourne's leading 5-star hotels. ( Resident pianist at the Hotel Windsor ) and cocktail/piano bar "Zacs"

1989 - 1991
The Hague
THE NETHERLANDS

* Recorded 1st solo album of original material CD Simple Things released in September 1992
* Instigated musical singing duo "The Lullaby Ladies" performing light comical cabaret material
* Funk cover band "Nightlife" backing vocalist
* Session recording work as a backing vocalist on various albums of other Dutch Artists, Wil Matla, Sefket and Hilda Wartena

1991
Stockholm
SWEDEN


* Performed as the resident singer-pianist in the Grand Hotel's Cadier Bar


1992 - 1995
The Hague
THE NETHERLANDS

* Continued as a member of musical cabaret duo "The Lullaby Ladies" performing live, giving radio interviews and recording two albums
* First solo CD Simple Things released and promoted including National television appearances and radio air play countrywide
* Started recording material for a second solo CD
* Organized and conducted a singing workshop The Anglo-American Theatre Group of The Hague (AATG)
* Instigated, produced and performed in a musical cabaret event entitled "Maximum Pizzazz" for English and American amateur actors and singers


1996 - 1997
Melbourne
AUSTRALIA

* Singer-pianist in Atrium and Green Room - Sofitel (ex-Regent) Hotel
* Singer-pianist in The Traveller's Bar - Heritage Hotel
* Performed as session musician on Rob Smedley CD "Jackpot Romeo"


1998
The Hague
THE NETHERLANDS

* Completed recording 2nd solo album of original material CD Treasure Box released in October 1998


1997 - 2002
Melbourne
AUSTRALIA

* Performing regularly at private and corporate functions solo and with jazz/pop combos "The Tracey Roberts Duo/Trio/Quartet"
* Treasure BoxCD gaining air-play
* Radio interviews, TV appearance and concerts promoting Treasure Box CD
* Successfully auditioned for TV singing appearance on GMA (Good Morning Australia - Channel 10) to be screened later on in 2002
* Regular singer-pianist performances at The Carlton Crest Hotel
* Writing of new material for next CD to be recorded in 2002-3
* Producer and performer in the "MoonGlow" concert series - A Celebration of Women Singer-Songwriters - held at Chapel Off Chapel

2008 - 2004
Melbourne
AUSTRALIA


* Completed recording 3rd solo album of original material CD/EP Link released in May 2008
* Radio promotion and marketing of hit song "Daniel's hands"
* Performing regularly at concerts, festivals and private and corporate functions solo and with jazz/pop combos "The Tracey Roberts Duo/Trio/Quartet"
* Concerts with Maria Forde


2005
Melbourne
AUSTRALIA


* Compiling and writing new material in preparation for recording 4th solo CD of original material
* Released live 4th CD LIVE at DIZZY's - jazz quartet gig recorded at DIZZY's jazz club in Melbourne
* Continuing to perform at concerts and festivals including The National Celtic Festival (Portarlington)

2006-2012
Melbourne
AUSTRALIA

* Concerts to promote LIVE at DIZZY's CD
* Performed at The 2006 National Folk Festival (Canberra) and The 2006 and 2008 National Celtic Festival (Portarlington)
* Continuing to perform at concerts and festivals, often collaborating with other artists
* Joined up with Halftone Records followed by a series of promotional concerts - Wine Women and Song with Janette Geri and Michelle Chandler
* Formed the Nightingales with Maria Forde and Janette Geri

* Released and promoted 5th CD of original material - After the Wave
- launched at Portarlington National Celtic Fesival 2007
* Released and promoted 6th CD with The Nightingales (with Maria Forde and Janette Geri) launched at Port Fairy Folk Festival 2008
* Released and promoted 7th CD of original material -Parallel Universe
* Formed Alive and Gigging Roadshow with Maria Forde, Michelle Chandler, Chloe Hall and Christina Green
* Began Acoustic Brew (improvised music events) with Michelle Chandler, Christina Green, Stuart Semmens, STAX and Zoltan Almady
* Released 8th CD performed on a full -length Steinway grand piano - Shades of Blue
(launched at Newstead LIVE 2012)


2013
Melbourne
AUSTRALIA

* Continuing to perform at concerts and festivals (Maldon) and promoting Shades of Blue CD
* Recorded and launched Blu-ray audio/visual release, PLAY ME
at LIVE at Baker Street

* Began co-hosting a monthly radio program dedicated to LIVE music, interviewing musicians and other members of the music community
* Began a duo act with Bruce Watson doing performances including the Boite and Maldon Folk Festival


2014
Melbourne
AUSTRALIA

* Performance with the Nicholas Chamber Orchestra - Culture Tracks Concert Series
* Continuing to perform at concerts and festivals and promoting PLAY ME Blu-ray

* Recording 10th CD of songs related to the sea at Baker Street Studios

 


Referees


Allan Neuendorf
RECORDING PRODUCER
BAKER ST RECORDING STUDIOS
2a Florence St Burwood
VIC 3125, AUSTRALIA
P: (03) 9888 8084

www.bakerstreetstudios.com.au

 

Cheryl Guenther
VENUE MANAGER
Burrinja Cafe
351 Glenfern Rd, UPWEY
VIC 3158, AUSTRALIA
P: (03) 9754 5707
www.burrinja.org.au



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