Award winning, Cuban born tenor saxophonist, composer, and arranger Rocky Yera began his musical journey at the age of twelve.
Since his early years, Rocky received his main influences and musical guidance from multi-Grammy Award winning producer
Richard Aspinwall. Rocky's other significant musical influences include Cannonball Adderley, Ed Calle, Paul Desmond, Stan Getz,
Joshua Redman, Chris Potter, Jeff Coffin, Lenny Pickett, Stevie Ray Vaughan, and Edward Van Halen.
Rocky has been acknowledged with several awards throughout his career. As a high school student at New World School of the
Arts, he was awarded the Downbeat Magazine Outstanding Performance award in 2000