LAST NEWS!!!!!!


New CD! Saxophone & Clarinet Jazz Solo
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Garufa Blue Devils Big Band presents their second album That's Life, 12/22/2016.
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Freelloa Ensemble presents their first album, 12/16/2016
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Garufa Blue Devils Big Band presents its first album.
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Orquestra de Jazz de Galicia presents his first album "Fame" (17/12/2015)
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New tour "Garufa Blue Devils Big Band" (2015).
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Premiere of the Orquestra de Jazz de Galicia in Vigo (Imaxina Sons Festival).04/07/2015.
The Orchestra hung the sign no entries in a memorable performance at the closing Jazz Festival.
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Blue Devils Big Band close the Betanzos Jazz Festival, 19/07/2015.
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We are finishing the mixing of recording JAZZ ORCHESTRA OF GALICIA. Soon will the book-disk and present the orchestra in a great festival.
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As of 30/10/14 the act in Coruña "Garufa Blue Devils Big Band". Composed of 18 musicians on stage, this formation recalls the era of the big bands of the Swing and most memorable Broadway shows. His repertoire based on specific original arrangements for this band covers the typical styles that marked an entire era and brings to the present through this training to perform at the iconic coruñés club (club Garufa).
Together with the orchestra, we hear great guest voices and other surprises.
Direction and arrangements: Roberto Somoza.
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The best styles of Jazz. 9 original compositions to give tribute to the saxophonist Antonio Cal Recorded on April 27, 2014 in the auditorium of Rianxo.

Musicians:
Roberto Somoza: alto saxophone
Risto Vuolanne: bass
Naíma Acuna: drums
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It's here the new album with Quinito Mourelle Roberto Somoza and Rogelio Groba. As of June (2014) started with concert presentation.
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Ready the recording of my new album dedicated to the figure of Antonio Cal. Thanks to Risto Vuolanne and Naima Acuña, and thanks to all who have made this new album possible. As of June 9 will begin to present this new work.
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Upcoming presentations CONTINUUM! !!


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JAZZ MUSICIAN'S MANUAL. Presentation on Thursday 23/05/2013 at the Conservatoire de Lugo.


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NEW ALBUM!!

In the month of May will begin with presentations from the new album: Continuum. This work was recorded in October 2012 and was assisted by service radio production with Pablo Barreiro. We will keep you informed of the theaters in which we will play.
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See you in Filloa at 22.00h.!!
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The next SATURDAY MAY 26 in ROSALIA DE CASTRO THEATRE (A CORUÑA), at 21 hours, presents the book + dvd drive + "ORQUESTRA VOLAND "Oito pezas Europeas" with a concert in which the very ORQUESTRA VOLAND interpret the songs written by Roberto Somoza forming the repertoire of the disc, one of the elements of the project.

The other is a novel in which Quinito Mourelle tells the vicissitudes of an imaginary orchestra during a tour of some European countries: Bulgaria, Romania, Moldova, Ucriania, France, Poland, Germany and Spain. The music you hear on the stage of the Rosalia de Castro Theatre, is a starting point and the folklore inspiration from those countries.

The musicians of the orchestra is as follows:
Tenor Sax: Roberto Somoza
Bass: Alfonso Morán
Accordion: Galina Botnar
Violin: Nikolay Velikov
Ruben B. Deschamps: guitar
Ruben Montes: percussion
Xocas Meijide: Clarinet
Rafael Espido: Clarinet
Juán Perez: Clarinet
Jesus Sanchez Montero: Clarinet

The novel, published by Ézaro, including the version in Galician (translation of Dores Fernández López) and a DVD with images the orchestra and some interviews on a project in which literature and music come together to offer a personal portrait Europe.
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Presentation of the Orchestra Voland
21 and December 23, 2011
The orchestra Voland is a project that combines music and literature.
Related Mourelle Quinito novel (Voland Orchestra), the music is in many European countries and includes some of the most important folk traditions the band collected during an imaginary journey that begins in Bulgaria and ends in Madrid.
This project will come out the month of March with hard-book format via the publisher Ézaro (Santiago de Compostela) and will be available in bookstores and specialized centers.


Original Music: Roberto Somoza
Novel: Quinito Mourelle
Artist Coordination: Xocas Meijide
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New concert in the Auditorium of Rianxo ( Present the CD "Standards&Ballads") Saturday octubre 8 at 20:00
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New album by Jacobo de Miguel: "ROCKILO"

Tenor sax: Roberto Somoza
Piano: Jacobo de Miguel
Bass: Kin García
Drums: Carlos López
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The BANDA MUNICIPAL DE SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA MUSIC play in his next two concerts, the show "O NA BANDA JAZZ".


Concerts:

THURSDAY, MAY 12. Auditorio de Galicia. 11 HOURS (LIVE TRAINING)
SUNDAY, MAY 15. TEATRO PRINCIPAL. 12 HOURS

PERFORMERS:
BANDA MUNICIPAL DE SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA MUSIC
ROBERTO SOMOZA QUINTET
BELÉN XESTAL: NARRATOR
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Roberto Somoza new CD "Standards & Ballads " On sale in stores and on the web Xingra.com.
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Presentation at the Opera House of the "JAZZ ORCHESTRA OF GALICIA"


12/15/2010 was the presentation of "Jazz Orchestra of Galicia" with the dance company "Nova Galega de Danza." The concert, part of the presentation of the brand new Turgalicia, was attendance of 1500 people, and had the presence of President of the Xunta Alberto Núñez Feijoo or the Regional Minister of Culture Roberto Varela. The orchestra, directed by Roberto Somoza and coordinated by Pedro Lamas, had a successful unanimous among the audience, and wants to cover a totally modern and avant-garde in music and culture in Galicia.
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Selling the new album of Roberto Somoza YELLOW. XINGRA.COM - KARONTE
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Premiere of the musical for band and quintet "EL JAZZ EN LA BANDA." 27/08/2010
Composed and orchestrated by Roberto Somoza for BANDA DE MÚSICA DE RIANXO, the musical tells the story of a teenager and his encounter with the Jazz.

Musical Direction: RAFAEL COLLAZO
Texts: QUINITO L. MOURELLE
Narrative: BELÉN XESTAL

Músicos de Jazz;

Trumpet: JAVIER PEREIRO
Tenor Sax: ROBERTO SOMOZA
Piano: ALFREDO SUSAVILA
Bass: GUSTAVO HERNÁN
Drums: BORJA GARCÍA
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21,22,23, 24 of July (2010) I'll be in the VILAGARCÍA INSTRUMENTAL COURSE. For more information: www.vilagarcia.es ( 607408910 )
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Concert of the Municipal Band of A Coruña with arrangements by Roberto Somoza 27/06/2010 - A Coruña/Parque Europa - 17:00h.
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YELLOW , the latest album from R. Somoza will go on sale next month of May 2010. ________________________________________

21 and 22 November (2009) will record the new album of Roberto Somoza (Bruar records - A Coruña). ________________________________________

3 December (20.00). Presentation (FNAC-A Coruña) of the new album of Clunia (5). ________________________________________

Roberto Somoza Jazz Orchestra will go on Spanish television along 09/10 season on "TVE es música". TVE 1 and 2.
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ROBERTO SOMOZA RECEIVES THE PRIZE TO THE BEST SOLOIST IN THE PRIZES OF THE MUSIC PRIMUS 09.
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Clunie The group is about to publish his new album ... The CD is already in production. ________________________________________

The day January 15 is Roberto Somoza in Forum Metropolitan Coruña in a round table where they will discuss the theme "Jazz in times of crisis."
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The day Feb 21 (2009) will travel with the group Atlantic Bridge to New York in a tour that is recording an album in the city of Ithaca and a concert tour in the Hockett Hall Ithaca College and the Carriage House Coffee Ithaca University, and end with a work shop at Cornell University.
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On Wednesday, the 15th Steve Brown gives a master class in the Cosmac from 10 of the morning to 14 h. ________________________________________

OCTOBER starts Roberto Somoza´s new disc record.
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October 17th in Santiago de compostela STEVE BROWN´concert whith ROBERTO SOMOZA and more.
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September 29th new Jazz course in Conservatorio Superior de A coruña
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At the end of this year CLUNIA stars his new album record.
Roberto Somoza - saxos
Nani García. Piano
Baldo Martínez - contrabajo
Fernando Llorca - Batería
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"TRIO ELÉCTRICO" new album by Roberto Somoza
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On July 26 Clunia back in the Vigo´s Jazz festival, Imaxinasons, Nani Garcia, Baldo Martínez, Fernando Llorca and Roberto Somoza.
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The selection trials for students of higher conservatory of A Coruña will be carried out in the first week of June 2008
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In the month of August will take place in Monforte the jazz seminar will be taught in the specialty of saxophone by Roberto Somoza for the third consecutive year.
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On 24 September will begin the course 08-09 in the Conservatory of A Coruña.