Artist : Tal Ben Ari

Release Date : December 18, 2012

Label : Whatabout Music

Format : CD

Recorded and mixed by Dave Bianchi at The Emergency Room (Barcelona)

Mastered by Kelly Hibbert

Buy album:

The debut album from Israeli-born singer and songwriter Tal Ben Ari “Tula” featuring musicians from Africa, Brazil, Spain, Israel, France, Italy, Argentina, and Cuba.

Sheelá truly crosses genres.


  • Tal Ben Ari – voice, acoustic guitar, calimba
  • Joao Oliveira – acoustic and electric guitar
  • Martin Laportilla – bass
  • Paolo Angeli – guitar on ‘Corsicana’
  • Oriol Roca – drums
  • Dídac Ruiz – percussion
  • Omer Liechtenstein – piano
  • Mû – voice on ‘Shalva’
  • Man Ex Maqina – voice on ‘Ahavad Hadasa’
  • Miguel Serna – stand up bass on ‘Corsicana’
  • Rocky Albero – trumpet
  • Sasha Agranov – cello and saw
  • Ivo Saint – violin




Jazz From Catalonia 2012

Artist : Various artists

Release Date : February 2, 2012
Label :
Catalan Arts
Format :

New edition of the compilation Jazz from Catalonia. 15 tracks with the most representative jazz artists in Catalonia selected by Martí Farré (music journalist) in collaboration with Susanna Carmona (coordinator of Jazz Terrassa), Ferran Esteve (translator and music critic) Josep Mestres (Barcelonajazzradio), Pere Pons (director of Jaç magazine) and Roger Roca (music journalist).


Oriol Roca appears on the following tracks:


El perro dejó de andar como una rata by David Mengual included in the album Maitia (Quadrant Records 2011)


  • David Mengual: double bass, piano
  • Joan Díaz: piano, keyboards, melodica
  • Dani Pérez: electric guitar
  • Giulia Valle: double bass
  • David Xirgu: drums
  • Oriol Roca: drums


Corsicanskaya by Piccola Orchestra Gagarin included in the album Platos combinados (Whatabout Music 2012)


  • Paolo Angeli: prepared sardinian guitar
  • Sasha Agranov: cello
  • Oriol Roca: drums