Roland Vazquez
Biography Calendar Albums Classes Scores The Visitor

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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Newest Release:

cover TrioSpeak "Volume One"
An experimental improvisational trio

Cara Silvernail
Rich Thomson
Roland Vazquez

(more here)

New Videos:

videos Roland Vazquez Band Live at
Shapeshifter Lab, Brooklyn NY,
April 2013

video Jabberwocky (Susan Botti / Lewis Carroll)
as performed by Susan Botti
with Roland Vazquez, drums

Recent Release:

cover 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)