Roberto López Project

2009    SOY PANAMERICANO    (Curura musique)

2006    QUÉ PASA?    (Curura musique)

About the RLP

The Roberto López Project is a polycultural orchestra presenting the original compositions of multi-instrumentalist, composer, and director Roberto López (artiste révélation Radio-Canada Musique 2010-2011). Roberto takes us through some adventurous fusions of tradition and modernity, in what he describes as Nu-Afro- Latin. The project captures the essence of traditional Latin rhythms in an urban and contemporary environment, encompassing styles such as Cumbia-Funk, Urban-Mambo, Boogaloo, Latin-Soul, Latin-Reggae, Colombian Pacific coast’s Currulao, Colombian Caribbean coast’s Porro Pelayero, and 70’s Salsa Dura… all mixed with a unique sound. Based in Montreal, band members include talented musicians originating from various parts of the Americas (Colombia, Brazil, Cuba, Venezuela, Mexico, El Salvador, Quebec and New-Brunswick).

  • Awarded the prestigious Artiste révelation Radio-Canada (2010-2011)
  • FMMJ and Francofolies de Montréal Award 2006
  • Nominated for World Album of the Year at the JUNO AWARDS (2011)
  • Nominated for World Group of the Year at the Canadian Folk Music Awards
  • Nominated for Best World Music album at the GAMIQ (Quebec Indie Awards)
  • Nominated for best World Album at the Indie Acoustic Music Project Awards USA

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