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Contrast/Movement – Discordian Community Ensemble

Discordian Community Ensemble

Almudena Vega: flute
Agustí Martínez: alto saxophone and clarinet
El Pricto: alto saxophone, clarinet and melodica
Luiz Rocha: bass clarinet
Iván González: trumpet
Ilona Schneider: soprano
Owen Kilfeather: tenor
Paula Pinero: percussion
Jordina Millá: piano
Diego Caicedo: electric guitar
Sarah Claman: violin
Francesc Llompart: violin
Pau Sola: cello
Àlex Reviriego: doublebass
Eduard Altaba: doublebass

Composed and conducted by El Pricto, Francesc Llompart, Pablo Carrascosa, Owen Kilfeather, and Agustí Martínez.

Cover photo by Luiz Rocha
Released November 7, 2016 by Discordian Records

Adeptus Exemptus by RCJ

RCJ
Luiz Rocha – clarinet and bass clarinet
Diego Caicedo – electric guitar and amplified objects
Marko Jelača – drums

All music by Luiz Rocha, Diego Caicedo and Marko Jelača
Recorded and mixed by Marko Jelača en MJRemo studio, Barcelona 2014

Mastered by Lopinski
Cover photograph by Luiz Rocha
Cover design by Pricto
Backcover design by Aorita

Produced by RCJ and Discordian Records
Released September 4, 2016

Almudena González – Luiz Rocha | DUO Live at Matera

This is a recording while checking the acoustics before our concert at the Free Flow Festival in Matera, South Italy.

We’re playing at a Sassi di Matera, in a cave that in the past was used to store goods for making wine. This place has an amazing acoustic, a lot of resonance and quite balanced frequencies. All the reverberation you’ll listen here is natural of the cave.

Almudena González Vega – flute
Luiz Rocha – clarinet

Cantinone – Free Flow Festival
Matera – Italy
23th July 2016

Free Flow Festival Duo Matera - Italy Almudena González Vega – flute Luiz Rocha – clarinet

Quasar – Variable Geometry Orchestra

Quasar – Variable Geometry Orchestra

Creative Sources 2016VGO - Apparent Magnitude

Quasar was recorded during the Creative Fest 2015 -organized by the label Creative Sources- what made possible gathering  those 45 musicians for the recording. It was mostly freely improvised and briefly conducted by Ernesto Rodrigues. The CD will be available soon.

Ernesto Rodrigues – conduction and harp
Maria da Rocha – violin
Emanuela Lioy – violin
Maria do Mar – viola
Guilherme Rodrigues – cello
Miguel Mira – cello
Álvaro Rosso – double bass
Adam Pultz Melbye – double bass
Hernani Faustino – double bass
Adriano Orrù – double bass
João Madeira – double bass
Miguel Ivo Cruz – viola da gamba
Emídio Buchinho – acoustic guitar
Flak – acoustic guitar
Abdul Moimême – prepared electric guitar
Paulo Duarte – electric guitar
Antônio Chaparreiro – electric guitar
Stephan Sieben – electric guitar
Guilherme Carmelo – baritone guitar
Maria Radich – voice
Paulo Curado – flute
Paulo Chagas – oboe
Bruno Parrinha – clarinet and alto clarinet
Ricardo Ribeiro – bass clarinet
Paulo Galão – bass clarinet
Luiz Rocha – bass clarinet
Albert Cirera – soprano and tenor saxophone
Nuno Torres – alto saxophone
Sei Miguel – pocket trumpet
Yaw Tembe – trumpet
Luís Vicente – trumpet
Fala Mariam – alto trombone
Eduardo Chagas – trombone
Fernando Simões – trombone
Carlos Santos João Silva – synthesizer
Nuno Moita – turntable
Armando Pereira – toy piano
Manuel Guimarães – church organ
Silvia Corda – melodica
Nuno Morão – drums
Monsieur Trinité – percussion
Carlos Godinho – percussion
Hakon Berre – percussion
André Hencleeday – percussion
Pedro Castello Lopes – percussion

Quasar – Variable Geometry Orchestra was recorded live on 29th November 2015 at St.George’s Church by André Silva and Pedro Serrano – Scratch Built Studio. Photography by  Nuno Martins, Graphic Design by Carlos Santos, Production by Ernesto Rodrigues.

MIA 2015 – Ensembles

MIA 2015 – Conducted Ensembles

The complete recordings of the MIA 2015 Conducted Ensembles

with
Afonso Castanheira, Alvaro Rosso, Carlos Canão, Dario Nitti, Eduard Altaba, Francisco Andrade, François Choiselat, João Godinho, Laura Marques, Luis Fernandes, Luis Guerreiro, Nuno Morão, Nuno Ribeiro, Paulo Duarte, Paulo Pimentel, Pedro Castello Lopes and João Pedro Viegas.

Orrù Mar Rocha – Live at MIA 2015

Orrù Mar Rocha Trio, recorded live at MIA 2015 and beautifully released by the Swiss label EndTitles.

The trio was brought to life by Paulo Chagas, the curator and the commander-in-chief along with Fernando Simões, of MIA – a festival that takes place every May in Atouguia da Baleia, Portugal. He invited us to play at the old St. Joseph’s Church for the opening of the festival and we’ve met just before the concert, while sound checking.

It worked so well that we settled as a trio and EndTitles decided to release the recording of that concert.

Here’s the info about it and pre-orders are available here.

We are:
Adriano Orrù – contra bass
Maria do Mar – violin
Luiz Rocha – clarinet/bass clarinet

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Check it out:
we’re in The Best of 2015 list from aJazzNoise and were reviewed by Jazz.pt (in Portuguese)

Enjoy

Ten Miles to Bisbee [film score]

Personnel:
María Teresa Lozano: soprano
Santi Caballero: flute
El Pricto: clarinet
Luiz Rocha: bass clarinet
Agustí Martínez: alto sax
Tom Chant: tenor sax
Clara Canimas: bassoon
Marc García: french horn
Andrés Acebes: trumpet
Frédéric Filiatre: trombone
Lucas Suárez: electric guitar, banjo & lapsteel
Manel Miralles: prepared guitar
Joanna Miramontes: piano
Vasco Trilla: percussion
Owen Kilfeather: percussion
Núria Andorrà: marimba/percussion
Julia Álvaro, Isaac Bachs, Adriana González,
Clara Núria Joan Marí: violins
Agnès Ruiz, Elena Martínez: violas
Laura Isbert, Marta Pons: cellos
Johannes Nästesjö: double bass

EXT. Canyon, Dom & Bob (V.O.) and The Escape composed and conducted by Javier Bayón; Ten Miles to Bisbee – Main Theme and POV: Final Judgement composed by Javier Bayón and Iván Cester, conducted by Javier Bayón;
The Ghost Goes West composed and conducted by Owen Kilfeather; Any Old Macaroni composed and conducted by El Pricto.
Cover Art and Design by Margarita Rojas