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News: Recording

Guitarist / Composer Toni Mora's New Album 'Space Folklore' Available Now

Guitarist / Composer Toni Mora's New Album 'Space Folklore' Available Now

When Toni Mora produced his first quartet album, “Beyond words..." JAZZ’N’MORE magazine stated. “An exciting future for the young guitarist with agile hands, a warm sound and a flair for daring introductions, and virtuosic solos.” His new album Space Folklore represents Mora well. Insatiable curiosity and seemingly infinite virtuosity. Exploring new horizons and offering a hybrid ...

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News: Festival

Fira B! Will hold 34 concerts and 18 stage performances from November 11 to 14 in Palma

Fira B! Will hold 34 concerts and 18 stage performances from November 11 to 14 in Palma

The regional minister for European Funds, University and Culture, Miquel Company, and the managing director of the Institute of jny: Balearic Studies (IEB), Mateu Malondra, presented the lineup for the 6th edition of the professional music and performing arts market of the Balearic Islands, Fira B! 2021. Fira B! will take place from 11 to 14 ...

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Article: Live Review

56th Jazzaldia Festival

Read "56th Jazzaldia Festival" reviewed by Paul Combs


56th Jazzaldia Festival Various venues Donostia/San Sebastián, Spain July 21-25, 2021 This was the 56th edition of the Jazzaldia Festival in Donostia/San Sebastián, the capital of Gipuzcoa province in the Pais Vasco region on the north coast of Spain. With a population of roughly 200,000, and popularity as a tourist ...

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Repair Cafe

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Spain meets Jazz, Flamenco kisses ambient.... nothing true, everything in new combination, like a salsa made from ingredients, everybody knows, But in the end it is a new taste. Repair Cafe is named after the story of Cameron de la Isla, who had his first gigs in a cafe that was opened 24 hours cause they were a service station for motorcycles too. That is the mixture - bikes and bare foots.

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Article: Interview

Cote Calmet: Cultivating Afro-Peruvian Rhythms

Read "Cote Calmet: Cultivating Afro-Peruvian Rhythms" reviewed by Ian Patterson


What do a dead donkey, a Seat Alhambra and Led Zeppelin's John Bonham all have in common? Whatever images your mind's eye may conjure, these three clues, in fact, all lead to Phisqa, the contemporary jazz band of Afro-Peruvian bent, formed by drummer Cote Calmet in Dublin, Ireland, in 2010. But let's not get ...

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Article: SoCal Jazz

Gergo Borlai: Talkin' Drummers and Drumming

Read "Gergo Borlai: Talkin' Drummers and Drumming" reviewed by Jim Worsley


Most kids have heroes. Whether they be athletes, astronauts, artists, astrophysicists, (and that's just the “A's") or any of the many asundered possibilities. Gergo Borlai needn't go passed the “D's" to find his calling. Drumming came early, incredibly early, and he has never looked back. Determination and commitment can be a powerful force. Before long the ...

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Pau viguer

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Pau Viguer, a pianist and jazz composer born in Valencia, began studying piano at the age of 7. He obtained the superior degree of piano in the Superior Conservatory of Valencia. He studied classical music getting top marks and jazz with pianists Ricardo Belda, Donato Marot and John Serry. He has also taken courses with Xavi Folch, Ximo Tébar, Robert Rodríguez, Jorge Pardo, etc. He has belonged to numerous modern music groups, such as Fernando Poo, Mala Fama, Controversia or Brooklyn, winning various awards in the Valencian Community. He toured Spain with the group "Revolver". He currently performs concerts with the group So Cuban, Elena Martín Trío and leads the group Pau Viguer Trío, a formation that includes songs composed by himself, and has released four recordings. He composes music for various record labels and other artists. He is also an accompanist pianist for various singers and instrumentalists of pop, jazz, funk, soul, etc. He currently works as a specialist teacher of music in Primary Education while teaching classical and modern piano and continues to compose and perform live concerts.

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Iago Fernández

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Iago Fernández is a jazz drummer and composer from Cangas, Galicia (1987). He started his musical studies on classic percussion at the conservatory of his home town with the teacher Luís Carballo. His first contact with jazz was in the "Orquestra de jazz do Morrazo" (conducted by Luís Carballo) and also in the “Seminario Permanente de Jazz de Pontevedra (SPJP)” conducted by Abe Rábade and Paco Charlín, studying there for four years including master classes and concerts with international artists. In 2005 and 2006 he went to "Tavira Workshop” (Portugal) taking lessons from Tony Moreno, John O'Gallagher, Allan Ferber, Dave Phillips, Rez Abasi, Russ Johnson and Russ Lossing

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Manolo Pereira

Born in Seville. Since the beginning of his adolescence he has felt a great interest in music and the guitar in particular, which makes him begin in the world of the six strings and start playing in rock groups. Recordings and live performances that led to the composition and recording of some headers for TV programs. From the discovery of jazz, his interest and continuous training in the Conservatory of Seville and the Musicians Workshop of Madrid in temporary stays in the capital of Madrid. At the same time, he is part of popular music groups that travel around Andalusia. After studying with the master Fran Mazuelos is when his vision of music, jazz, harmony and creativity takes another dimension and his musical and personal north turn 180 degrees. After a fleeting trip to NYC is when he starts on a more personal project that includes his vision and original music.

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News: Video / DVD

Video: Chick Corea in Spain, 2018

Video: Chick Corea in Spain, 2018

On July 28, 2018, the Chick Corea Acoustic Band performed at Jazz San Javier in southeast Spain. Pianist Chick Corea was accompanied by John Patitucci on bass and Dave Weckl on drums. The songs were Morning Sprite, A Japanese Waltz, That Old Feeling, In a Sentimental Mood, Life Line, A Sonata (by Domenico Scarlatti), You and ...


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