R-X 3 is a group that loves to play Jazz, Pop, R&B, and Latin jazz. We play restaurants private parties also corporate parties. We are small group was the big sound.
: Bobby Simmons - Percussionist and Vocals Bobby has played all over the world, with greats such as the late-great Marvin Gaye, Ron Carter, D. J. Rogers, and with the Lanuza Brothers; Fred and Robert, performing some hot Latin Jazz. Bobby’s groups (BSG, Oudelia and EaZie Music Band) have been performing at Summer Pops for the San Diego Symphony pre-shows for the past 12 years. He also plays with: the Martin Luther King Community Choir San Diego, and the UCSD Gospel Choir. Theater Productions: like “And Still I Rise.” He has performed in CCT’s production of “Traditions of Christmas” “ I love to play and wish the music would never stop!
Robert T Lanuza Musician/Pianist
My first profession has been that of a musician/pianist.
As a musician I’ve traveled the United States and Canada playing in a variety of
music and venues. I have worked in such places as The Ritz Carlton- Laguna
Niguel, Rancho Bernardo Inn.
Opened for many acts from Mel Torme / Concerts on the Green,
Kenny Burrell / SDSU, Bloodstone /SDSU, Kenny Rodgers / Barona,
Santana / Community Concourse and many more.
I opened “Po Pazzo” a restaurant in Little Italy and have been there for over ten
years. Three times at Anthology with The Benny Hollman Big Band, Strom and
Recently I recorded three CDs with Jack Costanzo under the “Cubop” label.
“Back From Havana”, Scorching The Skins” and “Chicken And Rice”
The CDs are being sold worldwide and are on the Jazz charts in the US.
I am mentioned in Drum Magazine, All about Jazz and other News articles.
“Robert Lanuza’s gut wrenching piano solo make this track unlike any other
Latin jazz grove around.” -Jared Cobb Drum Magazine
“and powerfully percussive pianist Robert Lanuza fire up the traditional Afro-
Cuban Quimbara” - Jim Santella All About Jazz
“The band that I used there is not a band that I ever used before — all San Diego
people. It’s an all-star band — the cream of the crop here — Robert Lanuza”
Listed in the “The Jazz Discography” the world's largest and most complete
source of information about jazz records and jazz recording sessions.
I am the Musical Director of the Emmy nominated pilot “The Children’s Music
Workshop,” winner of a Parent’s Guide Award
I’ve also worked with other organizations such as Jostens, one of the largest
educational software companies in the U.S. I did all the music for their
“ESL materials for Elementary Level” series.
Studied ballet folklorico with Amalia Hernandez and Javier De Leon.
Other Languages Proficiency Level; Spanish Conversational – Advanced
Robert Brean--Guitar, Trombone, and some of the Greatest voal's you have ever heard!
Here's a quick summary of my musical career . I played in the 33rd Army Band
from 1968 to 1972 . Since then , I've played extensively with Benny Hollman
, and the official San Diego Charger Band . I've also had the opportunity on
many occasions to back up Frankie Laine , Frankie Avalon , and Danny Ganz .
I've also backed up Jason Scheff of Chicago , Little Anthony and the
Imperials , Freddie Cannon , and Charo .