Roberto Rodriguez

participation in

  • WOMEX 2007

Roberto Juan Rodriguez/


Born in East Havana, Cuba, percussionist and composer Roberto Rodriguez draws upon his influences of world music, pop, rock, jazz, electronic, avant garde and classical, making him one of the most versed performers as well as a unique artistic voice. Rodriguez, recipient of the BBC Radio best world music cd “Crossing Cultures” with Maurice El Medioni for 2007. Grammy nominee and American Music Award Recipient, has performed with notable artists such as: Rufus Wainwright, Joe Jackson,
John Zorn,Marc Ribot , Celia Cruz ,Israel “CACHAO” Lopez,Paquito D’Rivera, Julio Iglesias, Miami Sound Machine, Paul Simon, Lloyd Cole, Dr. L Subramaniam, Kavita Krishnamurti, Lester Bowie and Wadada Leo Smith. Rodriguez can be heard on recordings:
Maurice El Medioni meets Roberto Rodriguez: Descarga Oriental, Piranha Records
Roberto Rodriguez ~ Baila! Gitano Baila! ~El Danzon de Moises (Tzadik Records), Joe Jackon Live - Two Rainy Nights-Independent/SONY
Marc Ribot & Los Cubanos Postizos (Atlantic Records)
John Zorn, Taboo & Exile (Tzadik Records)
Miami Sound Machine, Into the Light (Epic Records)
Electric Kulintang: Dialects ( Susie Ibarra & Roberto Rodriguez) Plastic, Records.

Roberto Rodriguez

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