Alex Barrachina & Friends – Electronic improvisation

Improvisation with electronic instruments will cover collective musical improvisation strategies, participating in an unconventional ensemble, in which acoustic and electronic instruments influence each other. Each participant can influence, with his instrumental performance, the overall performance of the interactive musical System. This complex network of mutual influences, of convergent or divergent desires of all participants, becomes Read more about Alex Barrachina & Friends – Electronic improvisation[…]

Matthew Simon – Jazz Standards Easy

Workshops based on: Learning the most common arpeggios and scales used in jazz standards and how to use them for improvisation in a creative way, paying attention to musical details like articulation, phrasing and accentuation. Musical improvisation, creating musical ideas in original and unique ways and developing them in a fun atmosphere. Exploring different ways Read more about Matthew Simon – Jazz Standards Easy[…]

Pep Cucurella – Flamenco Jazz, Groove and modern improvisation

Divided in 3 parts, we’re going to work on: Themes of composers like Chano Dominguez, Guillermo McGill and on arrangements of jazz standards adapted to different flamenco rhythms. Specific repertoire of Funk music. The basics to acquire and develop a vocabulary to improvise in modern music .   Pep Pérez Cucurella, born in Barcelona on Read more about Pep Cucurella – Flamenco Jazz, Groove and modern improvisation[…]

Joan Asensio – Combo Flamenco

Is flamenco so difficult to play?   In this combo we will try to demonstrate how a string player can play flamenco from the first session; we will introduce which is the role of the fiddles in flamenco playing with the most famous guitar falsetto melodies.   More information at www.joanasensio.net

Eladio Reinón – Improvising techniques

Practice of the language of jazz and improvisation techniques through its historic repertoire. The aim is to improve understanding and knowledge of the language of jazz and its repertoire and acquire tools and resources for improvisation.   We’re going to work on: Melodic resources Harmonic resources Rhythmic resources Motives and its development Control of musical Read more about Eladio Reinón – Improvising techniques[…]

Francesc Capella – The Art and Craft of Improvisation

The Art and Craft of Improvisation. This workshop is designed to improve our learning and memory methods, doing a travel from classical to jazz music and viceversa.   Francesc Capella combines his work as a composer and arranger with beeing a requested jazz pianist. He works also as a music teacher (piano, combos and Jazz Read more about Francesc Capella – The Art and Craft of Improvisation[…]