guitar player, latin jazz performer.
Camelia Latin Jazz is: a quartet consisting of lead guitar, piano, bass and drums or hand percussion (congas, bongos etc.); or a trio of guitar, piano and drums/percussion; or a duo of guitar, piano and drum machine.
Its founder, Roderick Camelia, a native from Curaçao, Dutch Antilles, is well versed in all Latin and Caribbean styles (merengue, salsa, bossa nova, samba, calypso etc.) as well as an accomplished guitar player. He takes great pride in being a graduate of the prestigious Berklee College of Music. All the members are professional musicians who work full time in the music industry.
Camelia Latin Jazz provides instrumental Latin and Caribbean music with jazz improvisation, also known as latin jazz, for all types of private occasions: weddings, award ceremonies, conventions, corporate events, fund raisers, political events, private parties, sales meetings, etc. The group does also public performances: restaurants, barrooms, lounges,
For concerts and festivals, the size is usually increased to a sextet or quintet by adding more percussions.
The group can adjust to any atmosphere by playing as softly or as lively as needed.
The group may decide to use only hand percussions instead of a drum set when space is limited or when very quiet music is requested.
Relevant Education / Credentials
Berklee College of Music
Years Experience: 35