International Solo Festival

Solo de Contrabaixo, Voz e Loop

Cine-Teatro Garrett, Café-Concerto (Café-Concert)

Synopsis

Jorge da Rocha presents a show in which the double bass and his voice are the protagonists of a very special repertoire. The musician, influenced by his jazz career, which converges with his taste for modern, alternative, pop, experimental and electronic music, presents his latest work "To drop and let go", while revisiting some of the themes from his previous album ("These are a few of my favorite songs"), in which he interprets in a very particular way themes from artists such as Radiohead, Björk or Massive Attack.


Biography

Jorge da Rocha, January 27, 1980. Porto, Portugal. Shows interest, since very young, in Art in general. Until 2003, he mixes Plastic Arts with Music, which he studies in a self-taught way. In the same year, begins his training in Jazz at the Riff School in Aveiro. In 2005, he travels to Barcelona with the intention of dedicating himself totally to Music. He studied guitar and double bass at Taller de Musics. Between 2008 and 2012, he completes the Superior Course of Jazz and Modern Music at the Conservatorio Superior del Liceu, where he attends instrument classes taught by Horacio Fumero, David Mengual and Nono Fernández. Since his arrival in Barcelona he has shared the stage with musicians such as Dani Perez, Jon Robles, Jordi Bonell, Matthew L. Simon and Ismael Dueñas. He collaborates and records with Mosaico Collective, Samantha de Siena, Anna Morley, Calima Electric Blue, Raynald Colom, among others. He plays in the main clubs and festivals in Catalonia, highlighting the Voll-Damm International Jazz Festival (2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013). In 2016, he records his first solo career album ("These are a few of my favorite songs") which is presented several times in Spain, Portugal and Germany. In 2017, he records his second solo work ("To drop and let go"), a record of his own compositions recorded with only two instruments, voice and double bass. He presents his two albums in Spain (MMVV2017), Portugal, Italy, Switzerland and Germany.

Artistic and technical sheet

Double bass and voice Jorge da Rocha

Duration ≈ 75 minutes ● > 6

© Photo Daniel Bernal Picazo

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