Robert Trowers

Past Dates

Saturday, February 10th, 2018

A Tribute to James Reese Europe - 7:00 p.m.
2700 F Street NW
Washington, DC 20566
(800)444-1324
Price: $30.00

Join Randy Weston, Robert Trowers, T.K. Blue, Alex Blake, Neil Clarke, Bob Stewart, Ayodele Maakheru, and Vincent Ector in a tribute to the great African - American band leader and organizer James Reese Europe. They will perform a suite of music dedicated to this pivotal figure in African - American musical history, composed by Randy Weston with arrangements by T.K, Blue.

Friday, February 9th, 2018

La Maison Francaise
"Men Of Bronze" Film screening and panel discussion - 8:30 p.m.
40101 Reservoir Road, NW
Washington, DC 20007
USA
202-944-6192
Price: Free & open to the public

Join Randy Weston, Robert Trowers, and a panel of experts for the screening of "Men Of Bronze" , a documentary film about the 369th Regiment (New York 15th regiment), better known as the "Hellfighters", who gained respect and fame for their service for France in World War I. Additionally, the band associated with this regiment was regarded as the best band in the Army at the time. It was led by the famous society bandleader & organizer James Reese Europe. The band excelled not only at the martial music of the time, but also at the playing of African - American musical selections, which were novelties at the time, and were the earliest experiences that western Europe had with live Jazz.

Saturday, August 5th, 2017

Trombonist with Randy Weston's African Rhythms - 9:30 p.m.
Beukenlaan 12
Antwerp, Wilrijk 2610
Belgium
Price: 44 Euros

If you're in the neighborhood, check out Robert Trowers performing with Randy Weston's African Rhythms Quintet at Jazz Middelheim!

Saturday, April 8th, 2017

UNC Greensboro School of Music
UNCG Trombone Festival - 1:00 p.m.
Greensboro, NC 27401

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

The New Lionel Hampton Band featuring Jason Marsalis - 8:00 p.m.
1021 Stanley Dollar Drive
Walnut Creek, CA 94595
USA
(925) 988-7700
Price: contact Rossmoor Event Center

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

The New Lionel Hampton Band featuring Jason Marsalis - 8:00 p.m.
510 Embarcadero West
Oakland, CA 94607
(510) 238-9200
Price: Contact Yoshi's

Monday, February 27th, 2017

Jazz Workshop with the New Lionel Hampton Orchestra - 4:00
PO Box 3568
Oakland, CA 94609
USA
(510) 649-1785
Price: contact the Oaktown Jazz Workshop for information

Sunday, February 26th, 2017

The New Lionel Hampton Band featuring Jason Marsalis - 2:00 p.m.
6275 Highway 9
Felton, CA 95018
(831)335-2800
Price: contact Don Quixote

Saturday, February 25th, 2017

Lionel Hampton Band featuring Jason Marsalis at the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival - 7:30 p.m.
Moscow, ID 83843
208-885-5900
Price: See: http://www.uidaho.edu/class/jazzfest/tickets

Robert Trowers will perform as a member / sideman in the Lionel Hampton Festival band at the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival, held at the University of Idaho, in Moscow, Idaho.

Thursday, February 9th, 2017

David Walker's "Appeal", Readings & Musical soliloquies - 10:40 a.m.
1801 Fayetteville St
Durham, NC 27707
(919) 560-6100
Price: Free & open to the public

   Robert Trowers will read excerpts from David Walker's "Appeal to the Coloured Citizens of the World" (published 1829 - 30), set to original musical themes that will be performed in real time with the readings. David Walker was a VERY angry man; for POLITICALLY MATURE AUDIENCES ONLY! The performance will take place in Shepard Library, on the campus of North Carolina Central University

Saturday, December 17th, 2016

The Robert Trowers Project - 2:00 P.M.
201B East Main St
Carrboro, NC 27510
Price: Free to all over 21 with one - time $1.00 membership

Thursday, December 15th, 2016

W.D. Hill Recreation Center
Jazz Listening Session w Robert Trowers - 7:00 p.m.
1308 Fayetteville Street
Durham, NC 27707
USA
919-560-4292
Price: Free & open to the public

Come out and listen to some classic Jazz recordings with NCCU faculty member Robert Trowers. Enjoy the music and share your impressions of the music with other Jazz lovers.

Friday, December 2nd, 2016

Beyu Caffe
NCCU Jazz Faculty Christmas CD Release Party - 7:00 & 9:00 p.m.
341 W. Main Street
Durham, NC 27701
USA
919-683-1058
Price: $15.00

Robert Trowers will perform as a member of the North Carolina Central University Jazz Faculty Ensemble at a CD release party for their first Christmas CD, titled "Yule Be Swingin'".

Thursday, December 1st, 2016

Lionel Hampton Band featuring Jason Marsalis - 7:30 p.m.
19 W.24th Street
New York, NY 10010
(212) 691-4065
Price: $20 in advance, $25 on day of show

Robert Trowers will perform as a member / sideman in the Lionel Hampton big band, which features Jason Marsalis on vibraphone.

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

Lionel Hampton Band featuring Jason Marsalis - 8:00 p.m.
136 Massachusetts Ave.
Boston, MA 02108
617-747-1400
Price: $15 in advance, $20 on the day of the show.

Robert Trowers will perform as a member / sideman in the Lionel Hampton big band, which features Jason Marsalis on vibraphone.

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

Lionel Hampton Band featuring Jason Marsalis - 7:30 p.m.
20 Valley St.
South Orange, NJ 07079
973) 275-1114
Price: $25

Robert Trowers will be performing as a member / sideman in the Lionel Hampton band, which will feature Jason Marsalis on the vibraphone.

Sunday, November 27th, 2016

Lionel Hampton Band featuring Jason Marsalis - 6:00 p.m.
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL 60402
(708) 788-2118
Price: $25

Robert Trowers will perform as a member / sideman in the re - formed Lionel Hampton band which features Jason Marsalis on vibraphone.

Thursday, November 10th, 2016

W.D. Hill Recreation Center
Jazz Listening Session w Robert Trowers - 7:00 p.m.
1308 Fayetteville Street
Durham, NC 27707
USA
919-560-4292
Price: Free & open to the public

Come out and listen to some classic Jazz recordings with NCCU faculty member Robert Trowers. Enjoy the music and share your impressions with other Jazz lovers!

Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

Celebrating Randy Weston's Archive at Harvard - 8:00 p.m.
Agazziz House, 5 James Street
Boston, MA 02138
USA
1 (617) 495-8508
Price: Free tickets to be obtained from Harvard Box Office (617-496-2222)

Robert Trowers will perform as a member of Randy Weston's African Rhythms Quintet.

Saturday, October 29th, 2016

Oaktown Jazz Workshop
Jazz workshop / master class with Robert Trowers - 2:00 P.M.
Washington & Water Streets, Jack London Square
Oakland, CA 94607
USA
(510) 649-1785
Price: Free & open to the public

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

Oaktown Jazz Workshop
Jazz workshop / master class with Robert Trowers - 4:00 p.m.
Washington & Water Streets, Jack London Square
Oakland, CA 94607
USA
(510) 649-1785
Price: Free & open to the public

Thursday, October 6th, 2016

W.D. Hill Recreation Center
Jazz Listening Session w Robert Trowers - 7:00 p.m.
1308 Fayetteville Street
Durham, NC 27707
USA
919-560-4292
Price: Free & open to the public

Come out and listen to some classic Jazz recordings with NCCU faculty member Robert Trowers. Enjoy the music and share your impressions with other Jazz lovers.

Thursday, September 8th, 2016

W.D. Hill Recreation Center
Jazz Listening Session w Robert Trowers - 7:00
1308 Fayetteville Street
Durham, NC 27707
USA
919-560-4292
Price: Free & open to the public

Come out and listen to some classic Jazz recordings with NCCU faculty member Robert Trowers. Enjoy the music and share your impressions with other Jazz lovers!

Saturday, July 30th, 2016

Frankie Alexander & Friends (feat. Robert Trowers) - 2:00 P.M.
201B East Main St
Carrboro, NC 27510
Price: none

Open to all over 21 years old. $1.00 one - time membership fee.

Thursday, May 12th, 2016

"Straight No Chaser" Jazz listening session - 7:00 pm
1201 Fayetteville Street
Durham, NC 27707
USA
919-560-0282
Price: Free & open to the public

Come out to listen to and discuss classic and lesser known Jazz recordings with Robert Trowers, faculty member at North Carolina Central University. Listen, enjoy, and share impressions! Sponsored by the Durham County Library.

Thursday, April 28th, 2016

Tishman Auditorium
Randy Weston's African Rhythms Octet - 8:00 pm
63 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10003
Price: Free & open to the public

Thursday, April 21st, 2016

Stanford Warren Branch, Durham Public Library
"Straight No Chaser" Jazz listening session - 7:00 pm
1201 Fayetteville Street
Durham, NC 27707
Price: Free & open to the public

Come out to listen to and discuss classic and lesser known Jazz recordings with Robert Trowers, faculty member at North Carolina Central University. Listen, enjoy, and share impressions! Sponsored by the Durham County Library.

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

B.N. Duke Auditorium, NCCU campus
Performance with Jazz vocalist Jeri Brown - 7:00 pm
1801 Fayetteville Street
Durham, NC 27707
Price: Free & open to the public

Saturday, April 16th, 2016

B.N. Duke Auditorium, NCCU campus
Guest artist with NCCU Jazz Ensemble - opening for "Sax Appeal", featuring Jimmy Heath, Javon Jackson, Gary Bartz, & Donald Harrison - 8:00
1801 Fayetteville Street
Durham, NC 27707
Price: $20.00

Friday, April 15th, 2016

B.N. Duke Auditorium, NCCU campus
Guest artist with NCCU Jazz Ensemble - Mary Stallings concert - 8:00
1801 Fayetteville Street
Durham, NC 27707
Price: $20.00

Wednesday, April 13th, 2016

Camden Creative Arts HS
Guest artist with NCCU Jazz Ensemble - concert & workshop - 4:00 pm
990 Morgan Blvd
Camden, NJ 08104
Price: Invitation only

Wednesday, April 13th, 2016

Brooklyn H.S. of the Arts
Guest artist with NCCU Jazz Ensemble - concert & workshop - 10:00 am
345 Dean Street
Brooklyn, NY 11217

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

Dizzy's Club Coca Cola
Guest artist with NCCU Jazz Ensemble - 7:30 & 9:30
10 Columbus Circle
New York, New York 10019
Price: $25

Monday, April 11th, 2016

Cab Calloway H.S. of the Arts
Guest artist with NCCU Jazz Ensemble - concert & workshop - 1:30 p.m.
100 N Dupont Road
Wilmington, DE 19805
Price: Invitation only

Monday, April 11th, 2016

City Neighbors High School
Guest artist with NCCU Jazz Ensemble - concert & workshop - 10:00 am
5609 Sefton Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21214
Price: Invitation only

Thursday, January 14th, 2016

Randy Weston's African Rhythms
Edificio 224, Oficina P1-A,
Ciudad Del Saber, Ciudad de Panamá
Republic of Panama
(507)317-1466

Thursday, January 7th, 2016

Guest artist w NCCU Jazz Combo I - 3:00 p.m.
140 N. Fourth Street
Lousiville, KY 40202
1-573-692-0012
Price: Free to conference attendees

Robert Trowers, trombonist,  performs with the North Carolina Central University Jazz Combo I as they perform a variety of Jazz standards with the swing and feeling that NCCU has become recognized for.

Tuesday, December 1st, 2015

The New Lionel Hampton Big Band feat. Jason Marsalis - 7:30 p.m.
20 Valley St.
South Orange, NJ 07079
973) 275-1114
Price: General Admission: $25.00; Senior Citizens $15.00; Students w ID $8.00

The legendary Lionel Hampton stages a "comeback in spirit” through the Lionel Hampton Big Band featuring percussionist Jason Marsalis. The New Lionel Hampton Big Band also features world class musicians, many of whom actually performed with Hampton. In performance, this new band will reincarnate Hampton’s dynamism through the original arrangements as well as new arrangements with the same swinging, driving spirit.

Monday, November 30th, 2015

Shapeshifter Labs
The New Lionel Hampton Big Band feat. Jason Marsalis- NY Premier! - 8:00 & 9:30 p.m.
18 Whitwell Place
Brooklyn, NY 11215
USA
(646) 820-9452
Price: $15 at the door, $10 advance online purchase

The band is largely composed of former Lionel Hampton band members with the talented Jason Marsalis standing in the shoes of the master Jazz vibraphonist.This ensemble will be playing the original Hampton band arrangements as well as new arrangements meant to capture the same dynamic spirit we have all come to associate with the name "Lionel Hampton".

Sunday, November 22nd, 2015

Keep The Vision Alive - 6:00 P.M.
309 W. Morgan Street
Durham, NC 27701
(919) 560-3030
Price: Tickets start at $50.00

A fund raising concert featuring award-winning Department of Music artists-in-residence Branford Marsalis and Joey Calderazzo. Proceeds go to support the NCCU Jazz Studies program.

Thursday, November 19th, 2015

"Trombone Summit" featuring Clifton Anderson - Master Class 1:30 - 3:00; Concert @ 7:00
1801 Fayetteville Street
Durham, NC 27707
Price: Free to the public

Thursday, November 12th, 2015

Jazz Listening Session with Robert Trowers - 7:00 p.m.
1201 Fayetteville Road
Durham, NC 27707
Price: Free to the public

Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

Jazz Listening session & talk with Robert Trowers - Please contact Venue
3803 Dover Road
Durham, NC 27707
919.489.6565
Price: Please contact Venue

Sunday, November 1st, 2015

Lionel Hampton Band Revival, featuring Jason Marsalis, Vibraphone - 7:00 p.m. & 9:00 p.m.
510 Embarcadero West
Oakland, CA 94607
(510) 238-9200
Price: $24.00

Friday, October 30th, 2015

Lionel Hampton Band Revival, featuring Jason Marsalis, Vibraphone - Please contact Venue
1001 Golden Rain Road
Walnut Creek, CA 94595
(925) 988-7700
Price: Please contact Venue

Thursday, October 29th, 2015

Lionel Hampton Band Revival, featuring Jason Marsalis, Vibraphone - 7:30
6275 Highway 9
Felton, CA 95018
Price: $25.00 in advance, $30.00 at the door

Friday, October 23rd, 2015

Kinston Arts Council Performance with NCCU Combo I
Jazz Performance - 7:00 p.m.
Kinston, NC

Friday, October 16th, 2015

Kayenne Jazz Festival with Randy Weston's African Rhythms
Randy Weston a la Jardin Botanique - 8:30p.m.
French Guiana
Cayenne, French Guiana
French Guiana

Tuesday, October 13th, 2015

Sharp 9 Gallery
NCJRO Concert - 8:00 p.m.
4608 Industry Lane
Durham, NC 27713
Price: $15.00

Thursday, October 8th, 2015

Stanford Warren Library
Jazz Listening Session with Robert Trowers - 7:00 p.m.
1201 Fayetteville Road
Durham, NC 27707
Price: Free to the public

Thursday, September 17th, 2015

Stanford Warren Library
Jazz Listening Session with Robert Trowers - 7:00 p.m.
1201 Fayetteville Road
Durham, NC 27707
Price: Free to the public

Friday, August 28th, 2015

Washington Duke Inn
WNCU 20th Anniversary Celebration featuring Charles McPherson - 7:00 p.m.
3001 Cameron Blvd
Durham, NC 27705
Price: Members & guests only

Sunday, May 24th, 2015

International Music Festival - 6:00 p.m.
One Trinity Place, Trinity University Campus
San Antonio, TX 78212
United States
(210) 999-8212

Randy Weston's "African Rhythms" Quintet (Randy Weston, piano; Alex Blake, Bass, Neil Clarke, African percussion;T.K. Blue, reeds; Robert Trowers, trombone)  special guest Billy Harper, tenor sax

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

B.N. Duke Jazz Band Room
Trombone Summit - Workshop and general discussion - 11:00 a.m.
Fayetteville & Lawson Streets
Durham, NC 27707
USA
Price: Free to the public

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

B.N. Duke Auditorium
Trombone Summit Concert featuring Vincent Gardner and Robert Trowers - 7:30 p.m.
Fayetteville & Lawson Streets
Durham, NC 27707
USA
Price: Free to the public

Sunday, November 9th, 2014

Randy Weston and his African Rhythms Octet celebrate James Reese Europe r - 6:00 p.m.
566 La Guardia Place
New York, NY 10012
USA
212-998-4941
Price: $15