Robson Rocha’s professional musical journey started at the age of 15 in Santos, hometown to Brazil’s famous footballer, Pele.
Robson developed a good reputation in the city as a hard-working, professional and reliable free-lance musician. His services were much sought after by some of the top bands in the region like, Star Five, International Betinho and New Tropical, to name a few. By 1996 Robson had established himself on the music scene from Sao Paulo to Rio De Janeiro. Robson has headlined many shows and played support for the likes of ‘The Mamas & The Papas’ and ‘B.J Thomas’. After the summer of ‘97 Robson landed a position, playing the guitar with ‘Feitico’. With the addition of Robson, the group was soon signed to Virgin Records Brazil and toured all over Brazil. With this experience under his belt, Robson took a chance with a new and exciting artist, ‘Johnny Cancilleri’. Bigger changes were to come for this musician, with a move to Dublin, Ireland in 2006.
Following his setup of one of the biggest focal points for Brazilian music in the city, he established his own group called the +55 Samba Rock band. The band has endured great success over the past three years. Robson is well known for the ease at which he can switch from one style of music to another. On top of mastering his musical career, Robson has also obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Jazz Performance from New Park School of Music.