Album number 16 as a training leader. Recorded live at the Jazz Filloa in December of 2017.
It contains some of the most classical ballads of the jazz repertoire.
Roberto Somoza: tenor&baritone saxophone
Manuel Gutierrez: piano
Alfonso Morán: bass
Naíma Acuña: drums
Garufa Blue Devils Big Band, new CD “Runnin´ Wild”
New album that summarizes the repertoire of the 2017 season.
This CD, without accompanying musicians, is dedicated to the great figures of Jazz of the first half of the 20th century.
It is a recording to listen, have fun and recognize the creations of the great composers and performers of Jazz.
Along with these masterpieces of music, I have allowed myself to include some of my compositions based on the musical style of the time.
Roberto Somoza: sopranino saxophone , soprano, alto, tenor, baritone and soprano and alto clarinets.
Presentation of the second album of the Garufa Blue Devils Big Band "That's Life".
Presentation of the second album of the Garufa Blue Devils Big Band "That's Life". Swing and Traditional Jazz.
Club Garufa, 22/12/2016.
Barrel House, the first album of Garufa Blue Devils Big Band
The Big Band Garufa Blue Devils has a album based on the traditional repertoire of the orchestras of the golden age of swing.
PRESENTATION OF "FAME", the first album by the Orquestra de Jazz de Galicia
Orquestra de Jazz de Galicia presented their first album, titled Fame, special programming within the 25th anniversary of the University of Vigo. The audience that filled the Auditorium Mar de Vigo, delighted attended the premiere of this great orchestra.
PREMIER OF ORQUESTA DE JAZZ DE GALICIA
On 4 July (2015) he was presented by the Orquestra de Jazz de Galicia in the
International Jazz Festival Imaxina Sons (Vigo).
In the coming days will be released disc of this great orchestra.
Practical Guide for the improviser. This book contains essential information and all kinds of exercises for your artistic and creative development. Nearly 400 pages full of ideas to help you in the studio with your instrument and your organization. Edited by
Based on the concepts of free music and improvisation, composition Continuum is a unique structure that fuses classical music and jazz. The work has shaped their sound reminds Suite and the concepts of Free Jazz and the Avant - Garde.
ROBERTO SOMOZA: Tenor Sax
ROSALÍA VÁZQUEZ: Violoncelo
RUBÉN BARROS: Guitar
SERGIO DELGADO: Piano
RISTO VOULANNE: Bass
NAIMA ACUÑA: Drums
Eight compositions Roberto Somoza for extensive training are the source of Voland Orchestra. The music composed includes a trip through several European countries (Bulgaria, Romania, Moldova, Ukraine, Poland, Germany, France and Spain).
With the idea of clothing their music with a literary support (following the tradition of program music but with a different identity), Somoza is brought into contact with the writer Quinito Lopez Mourelle to conceive a work which affects the musical career linking Bulgaria, the starting point, with Spain. The resulting novel narrative embedded in its trunk, by way of stories interspersed, the eight stops on a imaginary tour of the Orchestra Voland.
The intention is that the approach the spirit of these countries, avoiding the topics of travel books to offer, however, an insight and personal taking as a starting point folk roots.
NIKOLAY VELIKOV - Violin
GALINA BOTNAR - Accordion
RUBEN B. DESCHAMPS - Guitar
ALFONSO MORAN - Bass
RUBEN MONTES - Percussion
XOCAS MEIJIDE - Soprano Clarinet
RAFAEL ESPIDO - soprano and alto clarinet
JESUS E. MONTERO SANCHEZ - Bass Clarinet
JUAN PEREZ - Soprano Clarinet
ROBERTO SOMOZA-Tenor Saxophone
Standards & Ballads is an album recorded in two separate sessions.
4 songs were recorded in trio and 4 songs recorded a duet.
All songs are classics of American music.Steve Brown (guitar), composer of two songs, and Alfonso Morán ( bass ),
playing with Roberto on this CD.
The record has the personal sound of Roberto, but remember the classic sounds of bebop and hardbop.
Roberto Somoza: Tenor Sax
Steve Brown: Guitar
Alfonso Morán: Double Bass
YELLOW is a story about a real trip as well
as an imaginary one.
A trip to New York, Cuba, Paris,
A story told with music, in which each caracter
offers their own version through improvisation.
9 short stories that transport the listener
through streets of the world.
Roberto Somoza: Tenor Sax
Nicolay Velikov: Violin
Sérgio Delgado: Organ
Alfonso Morán: Double Bass
Miguel Cabana: Drums
Xocas Meijide: Clarinet
This is the first album of the band:
Roberto Somoza - Saxophones
Whalter White - Trumpet
Steve Brown - Guitar
Alberto Conde - Piano
Kin García - Bass
Miguel Cabana - Drums
This is a project that unites American and Spain musicians.
Clunia returns with new CD.
To Nani García, Baldo Martínez and Fernando Llorca, founder of the Group in the decade of the 80, Roberto Somoza and Matthew Lee Simon are added to create 5.
The CD will come out for sale next September (2009) and with its title they celebrate this new formation and the fifth recording of the group.
ROBERTO SOMOZA. The Vanguard
THE VANGUARD is a project that pays tribute to the alto saxophone, compositions and arrangements that exploit comtemporáneos full format of the small orchestra of modern jazz.
A small tribute to the great classical masters of the instrument, now treated from a different point of view.
The record shows that it was recorded in November in studies Bruar for Xingra.com record, and was composed, arranged and directed by Roberto Somoza.
A section of five winds and pace trio of shape that this record has the collaboration of the pianist and composer, record producer Nani García Javier Ferreiro. The new CD is now available in stores and Web Xingra.com since May 5, 2009.
Alto Saxophone: Roberto Somoza
Trumpet & Flugelhorn: Hansel Luis Díez
Trumpet & Flugelhorn: Ricardo Costa
Trombone: Edward Machado
Trombone: Nandor Kasza
Piano: Jacobo de Miguel Bueres
Bass: Kin García
Drums: Fernando Llorca