7 QUESTIONS FOR… ORIOL ROCA by Dave Foxall (interview)
I got the chance to answer 7 Questions by Dave Foxall at his excellent music blog A Jazz Noise.
(…) Here in Barcelona, sometimes it feels difficult to find a gig that doesn’t feature Oriol Roca. A slight exaggeration but he does take the ubiquity prize, whether it’s Giulia Valle’s latest genre-crossing project, Líbera, or the humorous gymnastics of the Piccola Orchestra Gagarin, or the charts+improv of the the David Mengual Free Spirits Big Band, or the leaderless spontaneity of the MUT Trio… the list is almost endless but what it all has in common is Roca’s agile and subtly surprising approach to drums and percussion. In his own words… (Continue reading)