All posts by Luiz Rocha

Luiz Rocha aka. Espiga is a brazilian musician based in Barcelona. He plays the clarinet, bass clarinet and some tenor saxophone. Also shoots pictures. He feels weird writing in third person.

Ma’adim Vallis – VARIABLE GEOMETRY ORCHESTRA

Ma’adim Vallis
VARIABLE GEOMETRY ORCHESTRA

Ma’adim Vallis
VARIABLE GEOMETRY ORCHESTRA

Released in April 2nd 2018 by Creative Sources
Read a review by Avantscena

Ernesto Rodrigues – conduction, valiha & brazilian rabeca
Maria Do Mar – violin
Guilherme Rodrigues – cello
Ricardo Jacinto – cello
Miguel Mira – cello
Guillaume Gargaud – acoustic guitar
Miguel Almeida – classical guitar
Gianna de Toni – ukulele
Hernâni Faustino – double bass
Adriano Orrù – double bass
João Madeira – double bass
Bernardo Álvares – double bass
Fernando Sousa – electric guitar
Paulo Leal Duarte – electric guitar
Abdul Moimême – prepared electric guitar
Miguel Feraso Cabral – violaika
Karoline Leblanc – piano
Maria Radich – voice
Tiago Varela – melodica
Silvia Corda – melodica
Manuel Guimaraes – melodica
Carlos Santos – electronics
Carla Santana – electronics
André Hencleeday – megaphone
Armando Gonçalves Pereira – accordion
Paulo Chagas – flute & oboe
Luiz Rocha – clarinet
José Bruno Parrinha – bass clarinet
Nuno Torres – alto saxophone
José Lencastre – alto saxophone
Etienne Brunet – soprano & alto saxophone
Paulo Galão- tenor saxophone
Luis Guerreiro – trumpet
Anna Piosik – trumpet
Fernando Simoes – trombone
Eduardo Chagas – trombone
Francisco Trindade – objects
Vasco Trilla – percussion
Pedro Santo – drums
João Valinho – drums

Recorded Live in Lisbon
CD I on 25th November 2017 at O’Culto da Ajuda by Miguel Azguime
CD II on 5th January 2018  at Damas by Carlos Santos at Damas

BCN Improfest 2018

BCN Improfest 2018
Barcelona Improfest 2018

 

Nuno Rebelo – electric guitar
Vasco Trilla – drums
Luiz Rocha – clarinets

and

Lata Ensemble:
Joan Bagés – electronics
Sebastian Vidal – electric guitar
João Braz – cello
Francesc Llompart – violin
Ivan Edwards – soprano saxophone
Luiz Rocha – clarinets

Miss Foreign Affairs – Jihad For Dummies Vol.1

Jihad For Dummies Vol. 1
“This album is a literal blast… a lysergically vivid dive into the currently confusing intersection between war and sex in the post-9/11 political age which is also quite fun to listen to.”
A Jazz Noise

released January 1, 2018

Miss Foreign Affairs – Jihad For Dummies Vol.1

Owen Kilfeather – electric guitar, vocals
Luiz Rocha – bass clarinet, vocals
Carlos Ródenas – electric bass
Enric Ponsa – drums, percussion

Composed and produced by Owen Kilfeather.

Recorded by Pablo Miranda at La Isla – Barcelona – April 4th, 2017
Mix and master – Pablo Miranda
Photography – Louis Anebac
Design – Louis Anebac and Owen Kilfeather

Discordian Community Ensemble @ Robadors 23

Discordian Community Ensemble

Fernando Brox – flute
Ferran Besalduch – bass saxophone
Iván González – trumpet
Sarah Claman – violin
Diego Caicedo – electric guitar
Vasco Trilla – drums
Luiz Rocha – bass clarinet

El Pricto – composer and conductor

Akuanduba – Lisbon String Trio & Luiz Rocha

Akuanduba
Akuanduba
Lisbon String Trio & Luiz Rocha

Released by Creative Sources

Read some reviews at
Jazz.pt (in Portuguese)
SquidCo

LISBON STRING TRIO & LUIZ ROCHA

Ernesto Rodrigues – viola
Miguel Mira – cello
Álvaro Rosso – double bass
Luiz Rocha – clarinet & bass clarinet

Recorded by Carlos Santos on 8th May 2017 at Fundação José Saramago – Casa dos Bicos, Lisbon
Cover design by Carlos Santos

Nocturna Discordia #122

RCJ + 2 + Free Art Three

1st set @ 9pm
Free Art Three:
Iván González – trumpet
Pol Padrós – trumpet
Julián Sanchez – trumpet

2nd set @ 10h30pm
RCJ:
Luiz Rocha – clarinets
Diego Caicedo – electric guitar
Marko Jelača – drums
+ 2:
Ilona Schneider – voice
El Pricto – alto sax