Alfred "Uganda" Roberts

American musician
Uganda Roberts August 2018 at New Orleans Mint.jpg

Alfred "Uganda" Roberts (April 8, 1943 – May 5, 2020) was an American conga-percussion player. She was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. As a young musician he performed with Professor Longhair.[1] He would continue to work with until Longhair's death. He also performed with Dr. John.

Roberts died in New Orleans on May 5, 2020 of lung cancer, aged 77.[2]


  1. Bolden, Tony (2008). The Funk Era and Beyond: New Perspectives on Black Popular Culture. Macmillan. p. 222. ISBN 978-0-312-29608-7. Retrieved 19 October 2010.
  2. "Musician Alfred 'Uganda' Roberts has passed away". May 5, 2020.

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