Mixing and Mastering engineer, Saxophonist, flutist. I have already surfed in various musical styles, Jazz, pop, rock,Gospel,Trap, R & B, bossa nova, samba etc.
I also worked with Brasilidade & Ivan Lins, Brasilidade & Roberto Menescal, Brasilidade Geral & Hamilton de Holanda, Anitta, Silva ,Arlindo Cruz, Alcione, Belo, Rosa Passos, Bob Mintzer, Oleg Tumanov ,Jay Phelps,Alcione, Bruno Santos, Jahfa ,Rafael Rocha, R3 Special Bigband ,Duoleiro ,Giovani Malini, Josué Lopez, Preto no Branco, Palavraantiga, Idriss Boudrioua ,Alexandre Coura, Flavia Dornellas, Weslei Santos, Renato Rocha, Dudu Castilhol, Katia Rocha, Pedro de Alcântara , Orizzonti 6teto, Wanderson Lopez & Massimo Valentim, Ademir Júnior several others.
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8 Reviews - 1 Repeat ClientEndorse Roger Rocha
Swift turnaround and delivered what I wanted
A brilliant saxophonist and a complete professional in mixing and mastering. The songs that Roger edits are always unique.
Roger is excellent at everything he does, recording saxophone, or mixing and mastering. He knows the sound of each style, and delivers very quickly.
Conheço Roger há muito tempo. É um músico completo de alto nível técnico e também muito experiente em estúdio e gravações. Trabalhamos com artistas diversos no Brasil. É um músico de alta patente internacional que compreende todos estilos. Incrível!!!!!
Roger is a great saxophonist and high-level sound engineer. He manages to transition between many styles at a high level. I fully trust his work. A complete musician.
Roger is great saxophonist and mixer sound. It’s too fast to give up the jobs.
He mixed my album and he has a great experience in many stiles of the sound: jazz, pop, big band and many others.
Besides, he has a beautiful sax sound to solo and brass. We work together in many records and concerts live.
Roger is a great sound engineer and saxophonist!
I've done many recordings with him! Amazing sax sound.
He has already mixed some of my works. In addition to the incredible result, it delivers very fast. Thank you Roger!
Interview with Roger Rocha
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: 18 years of music
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Uad plugins,Alliance ,Waves,Soundtoys, anything, Apogee conversor mastering clock, Luna Uad daw , Protools And Logic daw and more.
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: Meet bold and creative and sensibility
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: I take my personal identity and I like it. I like to always leave a track with a dynamic gift. Soft and impactful sound at the same time. Well-defined instruments if necessary. I understand what the music asks of my feelings.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: Steve Curtis Chapman, because he finds everything he does incredible.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Terrace Martin, David Darlington, Al Schmitt, Michael Brecker, Seamus Blaker, Ben Welden , John Mayer, Robert Glasper, Bob Reynolds , Toto, Michael Jackson, Sam Smith,Adele, Beyoncé, Bryan Adams, Michael Bublé, Ariana Grande, Kirk Franklin, Gregory Porter ,Michael W.Smith ,more...
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: I work with many different styles, mainly in mastering. But I work a lot with Jazz,rock, Samba, Latin, Classical, Acustic music
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: If you want your sound to be at a high level and do not advertise too expensive for that, hire.
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Be very careful and detail oriented.
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: New album by Rafael Rocha. Great arranger and trombonist. Instrumental disc with various orchestrations. New album by Célio de Paula. Samba and Afro Brasileiro. New singles project by the Brasilidade Geral group & Ivan Lins I have two more new singles in the works.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: Can I have total freedom? I don't copy anyone. I do what I feel.
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
A: Yes. Joabe Reis, Bruno Santos,André Dias, Rafael Rocha, Renato Rocha, Daniel Freire, Hugo Maciel
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Both. It doesn't get any better. Today, however, digital is taking over the world. Extreme quality, speed and practicality.Both love analog processes.
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: Thinking that analogic mixing is better. Everything about me sounds incredibly good, analog or not. Today I hybrid mixing.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: The work will be excellent
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: Some. But one of the last jobs. I had the pleasure of recording, mixing and mastering and also playing on the album by Ivan Lins and Brasilidade Geral.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: First analyze the recording session, then adjust and correct if necessary and edit, cuts.etc. Second part I start mixing. Finalized and approved by the client. I start mastering
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Mixing and mastering in the box and hybrid option, varied musical styles.