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Ramiro Pinheiro

Ramiro Pinheiro is a subtle and creative acoustic guitarist from Brazil who is also a talented songwriter. He was mostly self-taught at the beginning, learning the guitar by ear before attending the Conservatório Souza Lima in São Paulo. Pinheiro moved to Barcelona (Spain) 14 years ago and he has been an important part of the local music scene ever since, working with a wide variety of top jazz and Brazilian musicians. While he has appeared on several recordings since 2010, Sentido is his debut CD as a leader.

Rita Payés

Rita Payés, was born in 1999 in Vilassar de Mar (Barcelona). She has lived Music with intensity and proximity since she was a child (her parents are musicians) and began studying at the School of Music in Premià de Mar, initially playing the piano with Montse Massaguer. At the age of 8 years, at the School of Modern Music in Badalona, she added trombone to his studies with David Sanabria and then for about 6 years with Joan Palacio. She is currently studying 4th ESO at the School Oriol Martorell (integrated music training center) and his trombone teacher is Jordi Gomez. Occasionally she receives trombone lessons and music from Toni Belenguer

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Joel Moreno Codinachs

Joel Moreno Codinachs was born in Barcelona in a very musical family in which almost everybody plays an instrument. He soon chose the guitar influenced by this environment. At the age of 14 he discovered the electric guitar and started to play blues and rock. Soon after he fell in love with the harmonies of Jazz and Brazilian Music. From that time he has been busy playing this music. He leads his trio and quintet and participates in several projects. He has released, with his quintet, Songs for Midnight Dancers (Underpool 2017), his second work as a lider. His debut album, Emergexit (Errabal 2010), was recorded in New York and in the year 2015 he presented PLAY (Errabal 2015) with Diana Palau & Joel Moreno Project a CD result of the collaboration with the singer Diana Palau

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Aridane Martin

Aridane Martín (1989, Canary Islands, Spain). Aridane attended CPMLPGC and CMMB conservatories. He graduates with the best qualifications (Award of honor in percussion, orchrestal soloist and chamber music) also received several prizes as a chamber musician and percussion soloist. After graduating, he enrolled at the Liceu Conservatory studying with the acclaimed drummer and percussionist Marc Miralta. Aridane has received classes from Jeffery Davies, David Friedman, Eric Sammut, Keiko Abe, Gary Burton. Aridane published in 2017 his first album as leader, "Tiébélé", in two editions, each one designed by a canarian painter with twelve original paintings inspired by his music in an innovative project

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Pere Bujosa

Short Biography - ENGLISH Pere Bujosa ( Mallorca, 1992) ​ Born in Palma, Mallorca Pere began studying classical double bass at age eleven. Along side this he also took an interest in other styles of music and began taking part in the local music scene playing with different jazz and rock bands. In 2012 , Pere moved to Barcelona, to study Jazz and Modern Music in the Conservatori del Liceu. Here he studied with some important musicians like H. Fumero ( Tete Montoliu) , D. Mengual ( Free Spirits Big Band), Marc Miralta (Aaron Goldberg,Flamenco Jazz Reunion), Gary Willis ( Tribal Tech) Llibert Fortuny ( Pat Metheny) and participated in international workshops with musicians like Richard Bona, Chucho Valdés, Kenny Barron, Dave Holland, Kurt Rosenwinkel, John Patitucci..

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Nicolas Herrera

I´m an Argentinian musician based in Barcelona, Spain. I grew up in San Juan, Argentina, a small city next to the Andes Mountains in the west part of the country. There I began studying classical guitar at age 12, and started playing regular gigs on electric guitar by age 15, after studying for several years at the Music Conservatory of the city. In 2000 I moved to Barcelona to continue my career in music and began writing my own material as well. In 2014 I earned a degree in Jazz Guitar after attending the Escuela Superior de Música de Cataluña, “ESMUC”. As a renowned guitar performer, I´ve had the chance to work as a freelance artist in different kind of music productions in Europe, South America and even China and Costa Rica

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Josep-Manel Vega

Barcelona, 1965. Essentially self-taught guitarist and composer with a professional and artistic activity based on playing his own music and teaching. He studied musical language and harmony with Josep Baiget (his grandfather), classical guitar with different teachers (Jordi Belza, Mariano Capella, Guillem Pérez- Quer, William Waters, Danielle Kassner), modern music (Joan Munné, Xavi Prats) and flamenco (Manuel Castilla). Exploring by himself he finally developed a personal language that puts special emphasis on improvisation.

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Ivan Ilic

Ivan Ilic was born in Belgrade (Serbia) in 1979, where he gave his first concerts with his own formations ”Havarija” and later “Free House”. In 1999 he created the band “Solid” comprised of several young talents of that time in Belgrade, with which he recorded the albums “Ta-ta-ta-tira” in 2000 and Jazz & Samba 2003. “Solid” attended the “Nishvile” Festival and “International Festival of Jazz and Blues-Sabac” where they won the award for the best young jazz band of Yugoslavia in 2002. He also has recorded albums for the groups ”Calor de Cuba” and “Uros Stamenkovic Trio”. In 2004 he moved to Barcelona and finished the studies of modern music and jazz in “L´aula de musica moderna i jazz del conservatori Liceu ” in 2006, when he also recorded two albums:” Chily, Claud with Slavich “and ”Dirty shoes & high heels” as a lider of a trio

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Fredrik Carlquist

Fredrik Carlquist is a Swedish saxophonist based in Barcelona in Spain. Since his arrival to the Catalan capitol in 2001Fredrik has established himself as one of the strongest sax voices on the city’s jazz scene. With the well balanced and melodic playing heard on Fredrik’s albums from recent years he’s often been compared to players like Stan Getz and Paul Desmond but his musical palette is much broader than that. Even though a kind of cool and airy lyricism has followed him over the years Fredrik definitely knows how to be both hot and loud or free or abstract depending on the moment and the musical situation


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