Introducing the music of composer/drummer/producer/clinician Roland Vazquez. Here are site pages representing 30+ years of his independent recordings (CDs with audio samples & review quotes) from the "funky Salsa Bebop" of Best of the LA Jazz Ensemble (1977); through the Afro Latin chamber Jazz of Further Dance and Quintet Live (2007); and including his recent Afro Latin Big Band project: The Visitor (2010). Also available here (via PayPal) are scores & parts (with audio and score excerpts); residency & clinic options with reviews; and a frequently updated calendar of recent and upcoming events.
CDs are available at CD Baby, Digital Downloads at iTunes.
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TrioSpeak "Volume One"
An experimental improvisational trio
The AfroBop Alliance Big Band at
Bias Studios, Springfield VA,
No Rest For The Bones Of The Dead
Family Of Four
Roland Vazquez Band Live at
Shapeshifter Lab, Brooklyn NY,
Jabberwocky (Susan Botti / Lewis Carroll)
as performed by Susan Botti
with Roland Vazquez, drums
Roland Vazquez Band "The Visitor" (RVD7007)
Includes the composer's works Urantia, Whirlpool, Thru a Window, The Path of Change, Sevilla, &
The Visitor - as well as Guarabé (by his inspirational mentor Clare Fischer).
(read more here)