“When I play, I play for all people. It brings me real joy and I hope that I will be blessed to be able to keep playing for all of you for a long time.    –Marcus Roberts

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This biography provides a concise overview of Marcus Roberts’ professional contributions and achievements.


Teaching and Touring

Information about the most important bands and touring ensembles from Marcus Roberts’ career as well as his teaching responsibilities.


Awards and Honors

Marcus Roberts has received numerous awards and honors over the years.


Personal and Professional Milestones

This chronological timeline highlights the important personal and professional milestones in Marcus Roberts’ life.



This page provides information on Marcus Roberts’ recording legacy.


Frequently Asked Questions

See Marcus Roberts’ answers to some often-asked questions.