Filming the music video for Rocio’s song Leaving Dreams
Rocio is a violinist, violist, who has ventured into the world of singing and songwriting. She has toured, performed and recorded with Marc Anthony, Josh Groban, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Cuban bass legend Cachao, Los Lobos, and Grammy-nominated Caravana Cubana, among others. Rocio has also arranged and recorded as musical director for the Grammy-winning Mariachi Divas, and she’s been a featured soloist with Ozomatli at the Hollywood Bowl.
In terms of work for film and television, Rocio has recorded for several major motion pictures including “Blow” starring Johnny Depp and Penelope Cruz, “Dance with Me” starring Vanessa Williams and “The Rugrats Movie”. She has also appeared on television programs such as The Young and the Restless, Saturday Night Live, Mad TV, The Rosie O’Donnel Show, and The Tonight Show. She performed on stage for MTV Video Music Awards, American Music Awards, Radio Music Awards, GRAMMY Awards, NBC’s The Voice and American Idol. She teaches violin, viola and guitar as a faculty member of the Silverlake Conservatory of Music.
Rocio has made a name for herself as being one of Los Angeles’ exceptional improvising violinists. This versatile artist has played in styles ranging from Country to Mariachi. She learned to improvise in her early years through the rock and country bands that she played with in college, and later went on to become one of the most sought after violinists in the Latin music scene.
Rocio Marron, released in November 2011, represents the kind of poetic musical stylings and poignant lyrics the artist hopes will linger in people’s minds. The songs in this debut album draw from Rocio’s own life, and are designed to touch people’s hearts. Rocio composes her songs, performs vocals, violin, viola, guitar, and arranges as well as engineers her tracks. Her string arrangements and engineering services can be heard in many albums of various genres. Rocio’s next solo album is set to be released in November 2012.