THE DEREK ROLANDO SHOW!
Date of the Event: 
Saturday, July 30, 2011 - 8:00pm - 11:00pm

 

THE DEREK ROLANDO SHOW!

JULY 30th
Art House Gallery & Cultural Center
2905 Shattuck Ave
Berkeley Ca 94705
Info. 510-472-3170
7PM Door 8:00 PM Show
Donation: $10.00

 

FOR OVER 35 YRS. DEREK ROLANDO HAS BEEN PERFORMINNG IN THE BAY AREA AS A
OUTSTANDING LATIN PERCUSSIONIST. HIS TIMBALE,CONGA ,BONGO PLAYING ARE INOVATIVE AND ROOTED IN THE AFROCUBAN TRADITION. HE HAS PERFORMED WITH SUCH GREATS AS PETE ESCOVEDO, RAY OBIEDO,JAZZ VIOLINIST REGINA CARTER, QUICK SILVER, LENNY WILLIAMS,THE WHISPERS, SHIELA E. ALSO MEMBERS OF SANTANA, TOWER OF POWER, AND JOURNEY. JUST TO NAME A FEW.HIS NEW BAND THE DEREK ROLANDO SHOW! IS A BLEND OF LATIN JAZZ, EASTBAY FUNK, AND CARIBBEAN STYLES. THE GROUP IS EXPLOSIVE, AND HAS A AMAZEING LIST OF PLAYERS.DEREK ENDORSES GON BOPS PERCUSSION!
 
CHUY VARELA OF KCSM RADIO AND LATIN BEAT MAGAZINE SAYS "DEREK ROLANDO IS PART OF THE NEW SCHOOL OF LATIN JAZZ BANDLEADERS RISEING IN THE BAY AREA"
 
 
GUITAR: RAY OBIEDO, RAY IS A BAY AREA LEGEND! HAS TOURED AND RECORDED WITH HERBIE HANCOCK, GEORGE DUKE, PETE ESCOVEDO, JUST TO NAME A FEW! A GREAT SONGWRITER AND PRODUCER AS WELL. IT IS A HONER TO HAVE HIM IN MY GROUP!
 
BASS: MARC VAN WAGENENGEN, A INCREDIBLE BASSIST, HAS PLAYED WITH THE E. FAMILY , STEVE SMITH -VITAL INFORMATION, JOHN SANTOS, TOWER OF POWER, AND HIS OWN GROUP THE V.W. BROS.
 
DRUMS, STEEL PANS: PHIL HAWKINS, IS CURRENTLEY WITH THE PETE ESCOVEDO ORQESTRA, RAY OBIEDO, WAYNE WALLACE.
PHIL ALSO TEACHES AT MISSION COLLEGE AND IS BOTH A EDUCATER AND AUTHOR.
 
KEYBOARDS: GREG RAHN, A LONGTIME BAY AREA MUSICIAN  HAS PLAYED WITH  CHRIS CAIN, RONNIE MONTROSE,ROGER GLENN, PETE ESCOVEDO JUST TO NAME A FEW! ALSO FOR OVER THE LAST TWENTY YEARS GREG HAS BEEN A MAJOR FORCE IN THE VIDEO SONDTRACK INDUSTRY!
 
SPECIAL GUEST!!!!!
 
MASTER PERCUSSIONIST, TIMBALERO, ORESTES VILATO! HAS PLAYED WITH THE WHOS WHO IN THE MUSIC INDUSTRY! 9 YEARS WITH SANTANA, ARETHA FRANKLIN, RAY BARETTO, JACKSON BROWN, FANIA ALLSTARS, TITO PUENTE, CELIA CRUZ. JUST TO NAME A FEW! ORESTES IS TRULY A PIONEER IN LATIN MUSIC! HE ALSO HAS HIS LATEST C.D. ON SALE "ITS ABOUT TIME"

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