You have heard Roberta on the radio and seen her on television shows and in commercials. If you have heard Knocking on Heaven’s Door recorded live by Guns N Roses, you have heard Roberta. She has performed on six continents in venues such as at the Tokyo Dome, for 100,000 people, at Wembley Stadium and at The Royal Albert Hall in London. She has performed with Pink Floyd, Guns N Roses, Engelbert Humperdink, Mary Wilson (The Supremes), Cinderella and many others. Her collaborations include a who’s who of rock and roll - Elton John, Joe Cocker, John Mellencamp, Lenny Kravitz, Steven Tyler, Lou Reed, Jeff Beck, Ron Wood, The Bee Gees, Nile Rogers, The Black Crowes, Grace Jones, Deborah Harry and LaToya Jackson to name a few.
Roberta is in demand as a session singer in Los Angeles and her soulful voice can be heard on countless studio recordings.
Roberta is a native of New York City, where she got her start in the music business, but now considers Los Angeles her home. Her first plane trip as an adult was to join Pink Floyd on the Momentary Lapse of Reason tour to film several videos. Pink Floyd launched her international career.
What are your influences?
As a child my parents exposed me to blues, jazz, folk and opera, but it was my older sister, Laura, who introduced me to my true love, Rock n Roll.
If you had to take one album to your desert island, what would it be and why?
If I was trapped on a desert island I hope it would be with stellar musicians like those in Brit Floyd … then we could make our own music!
One surprising fact about yourself?
I was trained as a visual artist before I became a musician, I love to draw, paint and sculpt.
I am never without my LiveWire in-ears and my Shure Beta 58