Producer, Saxophonist,mixing and mastering engineer. 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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7 ReviewsEndorse 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 do you like most about your job?
A: Meet bold and creative musicians
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: Computer, headset, interface, 1 microphone condenser, channel strip
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: If you are going to record an acoustic instrument, it is always very good to record in a good and large room if possible and more than 1 microphone, directional and ambience, this is wonderful for the final result.
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: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: Console analog Midas 48 legend 3000, dbx 160a compressores, Retro compressor Type, Apollo16 interface ,SSL Alpha link conversor , Yamaha NS10 monitor, Mackie Mk3 -8 monitor Uad satellite plugins,Alliance ,Waves,Uad ,Soundtoys, anything, Apogee conversor mastering clock, Luna Uad daw , Protools And Logic daw and more.
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 ,Foo Fighters,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'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: 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: 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 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 I have two more new singles in the works.
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.
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: The work will be excellent
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 questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: Can I have total freedom? I don't copy anyone. I do what I feel.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: 18 years of music
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Mixing and mastering in the box and analog, hybrid option, varied musical styles.