ROCA AZUL is a LATIN BLUES BAND based in College Station, TX. We are mostly irreverent old-men, not grumpy but fun. Our mission is to have FUN before extinction or retirement.

From L to R, T to B in picture Tom Woodfin (harmonica), Cesar Malavé (congas, timbales, anything that rattles), Paulo Lima-Filho (acoustic guitar and Lead Vocal),
Othon Rediniotis (drums and make-up), Luis San Andrés (bass and vocals), Kostas Meintanis (keyboard), Jorge León (electric guitar and Lead Vocal),

 

The come back – Better aged after a face lift!

November 5, 2011 at Revolutions Bar, Bryan 10 pm

 

 

 

Last GIG – Farewell?

Dancing with the Doctors’ Roca Azul & The Inkansables

July 30 2010 at Stafford in Bryan  www.staffordmainstreet.com
Download music click here dance-dance-dance

 

More info on facebook – our website is sooooooooo outdated

 

The 2009 best feeling award song goes to Carinio Mio – Luis (lyrics) and Kostas (music) - for that special one, too young to name, sweat to dream of

 

 

Stafford – June 2009

 

 

 

 

 

Fitzwillys 2008, Funk fun with the dinosaurs!

 

 

SELECT below to download music

 

April 2004: EL MAESTRO Y EL JEFE:  EN LA VERA CALMA

Latest hit songs from El Jefe (Sandro Cassinelli) and El Maestro (Jorge Coco Leon). Recorded at Othon’s garage on the nights of 02/11-13/04

Voice and acoustic guitar: Sandro Cassinelli; Electric Guitar: Jorge Leon; Bass: Luis, Percussion: Cesar, 2nd acoustic guitar: Paulo, Harmonica: Dave. Choirs: all drunk

Also Visit http://ies3.com/MaestroyJefe for these and other new songs.

 

PARA MARU

Lyrics by El Jefe

BANDIDA

El Jefe again. When not?

La Tia Cilindro

El Jefe at his best. All entranced!

La Caja de Cristal

Song by El Jefe. Dave great job, Othon impeccable!

Camaron rojo

El Jefe agaiiiiin !

(Sandro, Coco and Othon, all inspired)

Una Bruja me lo dijo

Sandro’s solo outstanding performance. Blues, Blues, Blues!!

Llegar a los 50

(final take – Luis: Lyrics and Voice and feeling just plain old)

Suites de Barranco

(nostalgia for those heavenly nights in Lima),

Lyrics by Luis

Haz el Bien

 (El Maistro Coco at his best!)

 

El Circo del Mayor

(Coco again!)

 

 

 

Othon’s Garage – Live – End of Year Jamming College Station, TX (December 30, 2003)

 

TRIP03 our latest tour to LA PAZ (BOLIVIA) July 2003 
                        Musica en LA PAZ (BOLIVIA)

Lima Gig (Live at the Skin Factory) Sandro’s Curtiembre (Lima, Perú, July 2003)

Fitzwillys Bar – Live – College Station, TX (May 17, 2003)

TRIP02 URUBAMBA (Perú) July 2002 Desde el Valle Sagrado de los Incas

 

 

CLASSICS from El Maestro (Coco) y El Jefe (Sandro), Andrés Boner (Bondel), Cabalito (Alberto Giménez) y Paulo

 Recorded at El Maestro personal studio (garage) sometime in 2002.

 

Song

Composer

Serpiente Cósmica

Cabalito

Pilancho Jimenez

El Jefe

Blues para Cahuana

El Jefe

Crucigrama de Amor

El Maestro

Plástica

El Maestro y El Jefe

Concierto para una Lagartija

El Maestro y El Jefe

Zorro Plateado

El Jefe

Gallina Mahgra

Paulo

La Gorda

El Maestro y El Jefe

Dama y Patán

El Maestro y El Jefe

Johnny Blues

El Maestro y El Jefe y Bondel

Muy extranio fue

El Maestro y El Jefe

Le va bien

El Maestro y El Jefe

 

 

This page will be permanently under construction. Do not complain!  ALL OTHER LINKS are disabled at this time.

 

 

Summer Getaway: Quito, Ecuador, 2004

Julio 28 – Teatro Escuela Politécnica Nacional; Julio 29 – Bar El Pobre Diablo

SELECCIONE: Fotos y Música de Viaje a Ecuador

Información completa del viaje de El Maestro, El Jefe y El Santo a La Mitad del Mundo. No todos quienes hacen Roca Azul fuero a Quito pero si lo mejorcito. La pasamos de película!

 

HAZ EL BIEN live recording at Fitzwilly’s March 2004 (6 MB)

 

 

Download Music from Virú
(the pre-Cambrian era to the old dinosaurs, all unplugged) 1992-1996



 

WAY PAST GIGS

April 16 2010 at the Village Cafe in Bryan at 9:30pm

 

Saturday, February 19  – 2010, 10 pm

Luis is back from Seoul – DMZ Korea! Let’s sing to cure he jet lag!

Revolutions BAR 211-B South Main St., entrance on

 

 

We had one more gig at StaffordJune,26 2009 – but I don’t remember much, except that Othon met a lovely woman and since then he’s been happy…

 

Saturday, February 14  – 2009, 10 pm

Coco is back with is Singapore hits! Let’s sing to luv!

Revolutions BAR 211-B South Main St., entrance on Carnegie Alley  Bryan downtown, TX

www.revolutioncafeandbar.com

 

Saturday, April 19 – 2008, 2-5 pm

Roca azul at Wine & Roses Festival at Messina Hof Winery

We know little about the event, except that it will be a nice day and we will get drunk!

Surprise: We have nice looking women in the band. And they sing too!

 

Saturday, November 3 – 2007, 9:30 pm

Roca azul by the book! We will follow the list w/o Coco Leon (download poster)

Guest: Dave Baca (Harps). Lead guitar player Coco Leon sends greetings from Singapore.

Revolutions BAR 211-B South Main St., entrance on Carnegie Alley  Bryan downtown, TX

www.revolutioncafeandbar.com

Saturday, March 4 & April 21 – 2007 celebration of Othon’s Lamborghini 

Revolutions BAR 211-B South Main St., entrance on Carnegie Alley  Bryan downtown, TX

www.revolutioncafeandbar.com

Saturday, December 2, 2006, 9:30 pm

Live recording 

FITZWILLYS’ BAR – at Northgate  http://fitzwillysbar.com   303 University Drive, College Station
95 fans attended –download music


Music Festival at Revolutions Bar
October 25, 2006 (10 pm) –
A cultural event for the Southwest Writers and Poets Festival

Read about our performance at http://www.maroonweekly.com/index.php?u=17&ID=944

 

Live recording 
FITZWILLYS’ BAR – at Northgate  http://fitzwillysbar.com  303 University Drive, College Station
Saturday, April 22, 2006, 9:30 pm

 

Saturday, March 4, 2006 – Forward Fest Fund Raiser

The Purple Festival collected $900 for Forward Fest – April 1 (Bryan downtown)

Revolutions BAR 211-B South Main St., entrance on Carnegie Alley  Bryan downtown, TX
Download/see pictures at
http://brazos_progressives.typepad.com/photos/purple_progressive_party_/

 

Saturday, November 5, 2005

FITZWILLYS’ BAR – at Northgate  http://fitzwillysbar.com
Pictures of sexy underwear from the Groupies (REMOVED – sent to Laundry!

 

 

Friday, September 30, 2005

Katrina  Rita Hurricane Relief Gig

FITZWILLYS’ BAR – at Northgate 

100+ Roca Azul fans donated $595 for the refugees. Money given to the Brazos Valley -American Red Cross

Download movie clip Oye com ova (4 MB)

 

 

Time Square 2006

 

August 17, 2005, 9 pm TERRAZO’s Coffee & Wine

El Maestro, El Jefe, El Santo & El Griego played like no other time!

 

June 17, 2005, 9 pm FITZWILLYS’ BAR

 

Saturday February 12, 2005, 9 pm Carnival (Fundraiser for Forward Fest)

Revolutions Café & Bar (click for URL site)
211-B South Main St., entrance on Carnegie Alley  
Bryan downtown, TX

 

Fun at Time Square November 20, 2004

Time Square Bar Entertainment Complex. College Station, TX

 

August 20, 2004 A&W Ranch Party. Our 12th year playing in this unconventional party. Roca Azul is a tradition!

 

Past Gigs 2004

Friday MAY 7 College Station,  (download AD) Time Square, 226 Southwest Parkway

Behind Wendy’s and the Bank – One block from Texas Ave

 

Other gigs – pre-WEB time – are lost in time and translation

THE ORIGINAL ROCA AZUL – 2002-2004

 

              
ROCA AZUL is (from L to R, T to B on picture)

Dave Baca (harmonica), Cesar Malavé (congas, timbales, anything that rattles), Jorge León (electric guitar and Lead Vocal), Paulo Lima-Filho (acoustic guitar and Lead Vocal),Luis San Andrés (bass and vocals), Othon Rediniotis (drums and make-up).

Dave moved to Arizona in 2004