WGVU
Grand Rapids, MI

KMHD
Gresham, OR

Maine Public Broadcasting Network
Friday Night Jazz with Rich Tozier

WMUH: “Jazz...or something like it”
Thursday evenings with Chuck Bolger
Allentown, PA

KSKA
Anchorage, Alaska
 
WAER   
Syracuse, NY

KUVO
Denver, CO

Radiojazz 34 
France

WFCR
Amherst, MA 

WSCA
Portsmouth, NH

Beyond Bop Jazz Radio 
with Tom Kiebzak

KSJS 90.5 FM
San Jose, CA 

KZSC 88.1 
Santa Cruz, CA 

Radio Hortus
Prague, Czechoslovakia

KUSP
Santa Cruz, CA

WAMC/Northeast Public Radio
Albany, NY


Jazz Spaces 94.1 Macedonia
http://wgvu.org/http://www.kmhd.org/http://www.mpbn.net/OnDemand/AudioOnDemand/FridayNightJazz/tabid/291/Default.aspxhttp://www.muhlenberg.edu/wmuh/http://kska.org/http://www.waer.orghttp://www.kuvo.org/http://www.jazz-journal.com/news.phphttp://www.wfcr.org/about/jazz.phphttp://mail.wscafm.org/_/index.phphttp://www.live365.com/stations/tkiebzakhttp://www.live365.com/stations/tkiebzakhttp://www.ksjs.org/http://kzsc.org/http://www.radiohortus.cz/http://kusp.org/http://www.wamc.orgshapeimage_1_link_0shapeimage_1_link_1shapeimage_1_link_2shapeimage_1_link_3shapeimage_1_link_4shapeimage_1_link_5shapeimage_1_link_6shapeimage_1_link_7shapeimage_1_link_8shapeimage_1_link_9shapeimage_1_link_10shapeimage_1_link_11shapeimage_1_link_12shapeimage_1_link_13shapeimage_1_link_14shapeimage_1_link_15shapeimage_1_link_16
BreakThru Radio
The Jazz Hole with DJ Linus

KTEP
El Paso, TX

KBEM Jazz88
Minneapolis, MN

AccuJazz Radio
Main Channel, Guitar Channel, New School, Modern Mainstream, and New Releases

WVPE
Elkhart, IN

M3 Radio
New York, NY

Musica Black
Italy

KRZA
Alamosa, CO

KHSU
Arcata, CA

JazzAirPlay.com
Chicago & Los Angeles

“On The Move Radio & Television” with Hallan Daphnis

WMPG
Portland, ME

KKUP 91.5 FM
Cupertino, CA

KSDS Jazz 88
San Diego, CA

KFSR 90.7
Fresno, CA

Pure Jazz Radio
“New York Tonight”
http://breakthruradio.com/http://ktep.org/http://jazz88.mpls.k12.mn.us/http://www.accujazz.com/http://www.wvpe.org/http://www.m3radio.com/http://www.musicablack.com/eng/recensioni_album/recensione.php?id=3580http://www.krza.orghttp://www.khsu.org/http://jazzairplay.com/http://WOTMRTV.COMhttp://WOTMRTV.COMhttp://WOTMRTV.COMhttp://www.wmpg.org/http://www.kkup.com/http://www.jazz88.org/http://www.csufresno.edu/kfsr/KFSRhome.htmlhttp://www.purejazzradio.comshapeimage_2_link_0shapeimage_2_link_1shapeimage_2_link_2shapeimage_2_link_3shapeimage_2_link_4shapeimage_2_link_5shapeimage_2_link_6shapeimage_2_link_7shapeimage_2_link_8shapeimage_2_link_9shapeimage_2_link_10shapeimage_2_link_11shapeimage_2_link_12shapeimage_2_link_13shapeimage_2_link_14shapeimage_2_link_15shapeimage_2_link_16shapeimage_2_link_17
Roch Lockyerrochlockyer.html
welcomerochlockyer.htmlshapeimage_4_link_0
music & 
soundmusic%26sound.htmlmusic%26sound.htmlmusic%26sound.htmlshapeimage_5_link_0shapeimage_5_link_1shapeimage_5_link_2
life 
& lineagelife%26lineage.htmllife%26lineage.htmllife%26lineage.htmlshapeimage_6_link_0shapeimage_6_link_1shapeimage_6_link_2
videovideo.htmlshapeimage_7_link_0
friendsfriends.htmlshapeimage_8_link_0
reviews &
pressshapeimage_9_link_0shapeimage_9_link_1shapeimage_9_link_2
booking & contactbooking%26contact.htmlbooking%26contact.htmlshapeimage_10_link_0shapeimage_10_link_1
storehttp://shop.rochlockyer.comshapeimage_11_link_0
musingsmusings.htmlshapeimage_12_link_0
Nondirectional Reviews


“Every once in a while a CD comes along that so captures a reviewer’s attention it’s almost as if there aren’t enough superlatives to describe it. This is the case with guitarist Roch Lockyer’s first CD ‘Nondirectional.’” link to full review
-JazzReview.com 
Dr. Thomas Erdmann,  professor of music
 
“Nondirectional is notable not only for Lockyer’s thoughtful solos and original voice on the guitar but for his intriguing compositions...The improvisations develop logically, there is a surprising amount of variety on the set and Roch Lockyer shows a lot of versatility and creativity in his playing. This excellent modern jazz set is highly recommended.”  read more
-Scott Yanow, Jazz critic and music writer/author

“Lockyer is an impressively versatile player with a sense of space and clarity reminiscent of Jim Hall and Pat Metheny...Lockyer masterminds a frisky and smart set of music here.”
© Cadence Magazine 2009   link to full review (pdf)

“...Roch has created another compelling and virtuosic chord melody arrangement. This guy can play, write, and he wears many hats, going from straight ahead to funk to blues to bossa nova and beyond, while always retaining his own identity. What really comes through is how much Roch enjoys playing , and that is contagious to the listener.”
-Jazz Improv Magazine  link to full review in Jazz Improv (p. 60)

“Lockyer is a fine player above and beyond his technique and ideas...Lockyer enters with some nice jazz chords and a series of catchy skittering riffs executed at breakneck speed, forming an impressive display...This is intricate music performed with an ease that disguises it’s difficulty...Lockyer has surrounded himself, and his composition, with a highly skilled unit that can play music of high caliber no sweat.”  read more
-Jazz.com 
Walter Kolosky,  Jazz critic and author of “Power, Passion, and Beauty-The Story of the Legendary Mahavishnu Orchestra” 

“... Lockyer successfully transfers Monk's disjointed, angular style to his guitar... while maintaining a distinct character of his own. After all, a piece is not truly Monk-like unless it's a little off-kilter, in a charming but imaginative way. "Monk's House" fits the bill.”  read more
-Jazz.com
Victor Aaron

“Lockyer’s jazz guitar skills are right up there with the likes of Pat Metheny and John Scofield. His licks are most defiant on tracks like “Major Transitions (A Life)” and “Monk’s House.” Roch’s improvisational jazz runs will make any guitarist stand up and take listen to this album.”  read more
-RadioIndy 

“It’s always amazing to hear some new music that is soulful, creative, challenging and rewarding.”
-Ron Miles

“You and the guys are all playing well both individually and together. Everybody is listening, letting the music breathe, and really playing as an ensemble. I also enjoyed your writing, especially the ballads and Brazilian-influenced pieces. This is a good calling card for you.”
-John Stowell

“The CD sounds great! Good work.”
-Jimmy Bruno




Press
See Roch’s interview in the April issue of Jazz Improv NY 
click here for link to Jazz Improv NY (page 67)
(please allow 3 minutes to download)

Read the text-only version of the interview here


On the Air

We’re beginning to get national airplay-here’s a few we are aware of. 
Please support your local radio. 

WMPG Jazz Top 10
“Nondirectional” made the WMPG Jazz Top 10. A special thanks to Bob Cochran for playing “Nondirectional” on WMPG, WSCA, and taintradio.com.

1    JERMAINE LANDSBERGER    Gettin' Blazed    
2    ROCH LOCKYER    Nondirectional    
3    BRANFORD MARSALIS QUARTET    Metamorphosen    
4    AVERY SHARPE    Autumn Moonlight    
5    PAPA JOHN DEFRANCESCO    Big Shot   
6    SCOTT REEVES    Shape Shifter    
7    OMAR SOSA    Across The Divide    
8    RED HOLLOWAY    Go Red Go    
9    THOMAS MARRIOTT    Flexicon    
10    ROSWELL RUDD QUARTET    Trombone Tribe



http://www.jazzreview.com/cd/review-20338.htmlscott_yanow.htmlreviews&press_files/lockyer%20review%20cadence.pdfhttp://www.jazzimprov.com/guides/ji_nyc_V04N11.pdfwalter_kolosky.htmlvictor_aaron.htmlradioindy.htmlhttp://jazzimprov.com/guides/ji_nyc_V04N10.pdfjazz_improv_interview.htmlshapeimage_13_link_0shapeimage_13_link_1shapeimage_13_link_2shapeimage_13_link_3shapeimage_13_link_4shapeimage_13_link_5shapeimage_13_link_6shapeimage_13_link_7shapeimage_13_link_8