The Hand That Draws Another Hand

from Axiomatic: Music for the People

Rafael Rosa – Guitar / FX
Francesco Marcocci – Bass
Joel Mateo – Drums
Alejandro Aviles – Sax
Leo Genovese – Piano/Keys
Recorded @ Big Orange Sheep Brooklyn, NY on March 12 & Oct 16 2020
Mixed/Mastered/Engineered by Alex Haley
Produced By: Rafael Rosa


Rafael has been teaching for the past 11 years in Brooklyn. He is currently part of the Faculty at LIU’s ROCNATION, teaching production, composition, guitar. Rafael has taught at other colleges like NYU, CUNY, Saint John’s University, Stevens Cooperative and his private studio: The Brooklyn Rock Academy, helping students graduate to colleges like Berklee College of Music, Wells College, Indiana University, etc. He regularly performs in NYC as a sideman with KIAMBE, GOT, Ben Rosenblum’s Nebula Project and other bands. He also performs  as a leader, so be sure to check the calendar. His 2022 release,  Axiomatic: Music For The People, helped him win a Guggenheim Fellowship in Music Composition as well as gave him an opportunity to work on his next record as a leader, The Professor, set to come out in 2023.