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Composition and I

Roque Carbajo

My composition is influenced by the music I've heard and played, musicians that I have met and all the countries crossed during my career. It's a multistylistic writing. However, I consider myself as a melodist rather than a composer. I perceive composition as a recreation of moments from auditory memory closely related to different times in our livespand which include an accumulation of music we've appreciated and buried inside that surface when writing.

A great musician once said: "it's better to imitate good musicians", to which I add "the musicians we love". It's from this heritage that we draw our own forms of expression.