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Roberto Vally – Pure Lines

Brooklyn born, L.A. based, and world influenced bass player Roberto Vally calls as his influences Paul Jackson, Stanley Clarke, and Jaco Pastorius. He has played with Michael Franks, Bobby Caldwell, Paul Brown, Boney James, Boz Scaggs, Arturo Sandoval, Michael Lington, and Randy Crawford. Meanwhile you can add the rest of the smooth jazz cats to this list.

His first solo album was Boom Boom Boom (2013), described by Vally as an eclectic mix of chill, lounge, world, and smooth jazz. His sophomore album Pure Lines (2017) just hits the stores. The album is a collaboration of Roberto Vally and Jeff Carruthers, who performs keyboards, guitars and programming.

As additional musicians are mentioned in the liner notes Dave Karasony (drums), Enrique Martinez (accordion), Andrew Neu (sax), Marc Antoine (guitar, vocals), Michiyo Kitagawa (sax), Tom Schuman (keyboards, piano), Gregg Manning (keyboards), Ramses Araya (percussion), Paul Brown, Carlyle Barriteau, Federico Ramos (guitars), Nick Cedillo (trumpet, sax, trombone), Fabiana Passoni (vocals), and Christine Carruthers (background vocals).

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Roberto Vally – Pure Lines

16711947_10154923596250502_3380077226784049774_nRoberto Vally has recorded and toured with some of the biggest names in entertainment. You hear him on records with George Benson, Al Jarreau, Jeffrey Osborne, Patti Austin, Bob James, Jenny Rivera, Joan Sebastian, Diane Schuur, Christopher Cross, Randy Crawford, Boney James, and countless others. For twenty years he has been the bassist for and currently on tour with Bobby Caldwell. In 2013 Roberto was stepping out with his first solo cd, Boom Boom Boom.

Now is his return with the new cd Pure Lines. This album is already available at his website.