Joel Roberts writes about all kinds of music from jazz to blues to country for numerous online and print publications including All About Jazz, Jazz Now, CD Now, and No Depression. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.
Specialties: jazz, blues, alt.country.
Desert Island Picks
Randy Weston Spirits of Our Ancestors (Antilles)
Sonny Rollins Saxophone Colossus (Prestige)
Dizzy Gillespie Dizzy's Diamonds (Verve)
Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers Moanin' (Blue Note)
Thelonious Monk Genius of Modern Music vols. 1 and 2 (Blue Note)
Hand-Picked 25 Years of Rounder Bluegrass (Rounder)
Hills of Home 25 Years of Folk Music on Rounder (Rounder)
Hank Williams 40 Greatest Hits (Polygram)
George Jones Best of Vol. 1 Hardcore Honky Tonk (Mercury)