Juancho Rojas

Juancho Rojas

Drummer, composer and producer born in Bogota Colombia. He began his musical career before age 15, playing drums with self-taught methodology, later supplemented since 1996 with the guidance of renowned Colombian drummer Pablo Bernal, who has been a member of important groups such as The Province of Carlos Vives, Bloque de Busqueda y Ciegos Sordo Mudos. Similarly Juancho has participated in clinics of drums and percussion teacher dictated by Dave Weckl, Archie Pena, Dennis Chambers, Alvaro Lopez, Chester Thompson and Marco Minnemann.

Since the beginning of his career, Juancho has been a member in several bands of various styles, which explore different rhythms and drum patterns like: Cumbia, Vallenato, Blues, Pop, Rock, Metal, Punk, Ska, Funk, and thanks this has achieved an enviable groove that characterizes it. He has participated as a guest or drummer plant in performances and recordings with renowned musicians and bands, most of the city of Bogota as Babayaga, Luis Guevara (bass) and Willy Maestre (keyboards) "Fiat", Willy Salcedo (percussionist and composer ), Plasma II "album Dermafónico" Rafael Escandon, Pablo Bernal, Camilo Hernandez (Camilo Patrona LA California), Mario de Inocencio (Guitar and Vocals) "Algunos Hombres Buenos and Dias Extranos (Spain)" and recognized artists in the country. He lived in Cali Colombia (Since 2002) where he made several groups as Faraea, Hackers, Surocker, Indie One and Sinestesia, having played in various bars and places of the city including surrounding areas as Tulua and Jamundi, and having already recognition much of the local Rock movement, for personal reasons Juancho makes the decision to move back to Bogota where he currently resides.

Year 2008

Auditioned to be the new drummer for the band Seis Peatones remaining in their ranks immediately.

Invited by the organization Bogota Ciudad Rock to be sworn in Exporock of that year.

Invited by Seis Peatones DC Blues playing at the festival and open show next to Barrel House Chuck and Harmonica Todd.

Nominated whit Seis Peatones for best song of the year for Radionica Station and Esfera Rock, and are among the 100 best songs of the year at number 15 and at number 2 of the most voted songs, in addition to reaching number one. for several weeks.

Year 2009

Win a prize Subterranica with his band Seis Peatones for Best Blues Artist 2009.

National tour with Seis Peatones.

Year 2010

Seis Peatones plays at the festival Rock al Parque 2010 in which alternate with artists such as Zoe, Mutemath, Andres Calamaro and Puya, with this presentation is invited to the Pepsi Music Festival 2010 in Buenos Aires Argentina with his band, alternating with artists such as Green Day, Rage Against The Machine, Queen Of The Stone Age and Andres Calamaro.

Log in as new drummer of the band Los Poetas Acidos, with whom he performs more than 20 presentations including Rockomotora Festival in Cali.

Year 2011

Awards Nominated for Best Drummer Subterranica 2011.

Records the album of the band Seis Peatones getting even more recognition in the country music scene and record sales in the independent store (www.bullalatienda.com)

Media tour at different stations and national television channels.

Year 2012

Receives Endorsement of signing Soultone Cymbals.

Enter the Hall of Fame with Seis Peatones Radionica Station (4 singles in rotation)

Log in rotation with the band on the radio station La X (103.9)

Invited to perform at the awards Subterranica with Los Poetas Acidos and Carlos Reyes and The Killer Band.

Records the album Los Poetas Acidos.

Since number 2 at The Battle Of The Bands at the Hard Rock Cafe Bogota.

Seis Peatones ranked number 1 in the main station in Colombia Radioacktiva Rock with the song With Hands (2 months number one)

Invited whit Seis Peatones to the Festival Rock al Parque 2012 as a featured artist, taking the best reviews of the event.