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Rafael Rosa

Rafael has been performing and teaching for the past 12 years in New York City. He is currently part of the Faculty at LIU's ROCNATION, and has taught at other colleges like NYU, CUNY, Saint John’s University, The Brooklyn Music School, Stevens Cooperative and his private studio:  The Brooklyn Rock Academy, helping students graduate to colleges like Berklee College of Music, Wells College, Indiana University, etc. He regularly performs  in NYC as a sideman and as a leader so be sure  to check the calendar. He is currently putting the finishing touches on his second album and first LP as a leader titled “Axiomatic: Music For The People” . Released in March 14, 2022.

Awards

"The Hand That Draws Another Hand" Official Selection: Vancouver Independent Movie Festival New York Movie Awards Paris Movie Awards Berlin Short Film Awards

Gear

Dava Picks Tyler Amps Henriksen Amps


Tags

“Rafael is a virtuoso composer and guitarist that can play any kind of music with authority. He is part of a new seed of artists of this present time, compromise with the listener in mind. Producing songs for this CD, performing with him and his friends has been a real enjoyable experience.” - John Benitez, Grammy Award Winning Bassist/Composer/Educator/Producer

“Rafael has a beautiful sound, heart, ideas, sensibility and will to develop his language and expand his musical world. I have no doubt he is going to surprise us and I look forward to hearing more of his thrilling music.” – Jean Michel Pilc, 2013 Guggenheim Fellowship Award Winner Master Pianist/Composer/Educator/Author

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Primary Instrument

Guitar

Location

New York City

Willing to teach

Beginner to advanced

Credentials/Background

Professor @ LIU's ROCNATION Audio Engineer Composition Arranging Guitar

Album Discography

Recordings: As Leader | As Sideperson

Kites and Strings

One Trick Dog Records
2020

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Kites and Strings

One Trick Dog Records
2020

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Rafael Rosa: Portrait

Self Produced
2014

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Portrait

Self Produced
0

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Izpoved

From: Kites and Strings
By Rafael Rosa

New Recruit

From: Portrait
By Rafael Rosa

Videos

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