Tag: El Pricto

Memoria Uno at Sala Fènix – 22nd Sep ’15

Oriol Roca (drums) Àlex Reviriego (bass) Míriam Fèlix (cello) El Pricto (alto saxophone, clarinet) Marcel·lí Bayer (bass clarinet) Jordi Santanach (bass clarinet, flute) Oriol Fontclara (baritone saxophone) Tom Chant (tenor saxophone) Sònia Sánchez (dance) Iván González (conduction) It’s a pleasure to be back here after the summer with the latest version of Memoria Uno. Just…




7 Questions for… El Pricto

The mysteriously-named El Pricto is a shy and timid beast, often only spotted after dark in secluded and seedy Barcelona bars, clutching a musical instrument (usually the alto saxophone, although his reptilian claws have been known to caress a piano or two). Fortunately the Discordian Answering Service in conjunction with the Prictic Automatic Answering Software…




Discordywood at Taller Milans – 15th August ’15

El Pricto (alto sax) Diego Caicedo (electric guitar) Àlex Reviriego (electric bass) Enric Ponsa (drums) On a rainy Saturday in Barcelona’s Barri Gòtic, those deviant experimentalists from Discordian Records were serving up “anachronicsexdisruption”. Or to put it another way, early 20th century pornographic films accompanied by twisted improvised noise-song. It’s a far cry from the…




Brull Session at Robadors 23 – 13th August ’15

Ilona Schneider (vox soprano) Diego Caicedo (guitar) El Pricto (alto saxophone) Sandro Manzon (piano) Patxi Varela (drums) Summer heat? Sheer apathy? Vacaciones? There’s a kind of laissez-faire lethargy that descends on Barcelona in August and any musician who prefers to play to packed houses had best take the month off. In other words, we start…




A post-Primavera jam at Magia Roja – 1st June ’15

Hans-Joachim Roedelius (analogue synthesizer) Christopher Chaplin (iPhone) Francesc Diaz Melis (analogue synthesizer, sequencer) Florenci Salesas (melodica, xylophone, analogue synthesizer) Nuno Rebelo (guitar) Eli Gras (amplified objects, guitar) El Pricto (alto saxophone, plus a touch of synth) Luiz Rocha (bass clarinet) Antoni Robert Gadea (guitar) Is there a difference between a jam and an improvisation? Is…




Memoria Uno at Sala Fènix – 12th May ’15

Sònia Sánchez (dance) Agustí Fernández (piano) Ramón Prats & Oriol Roca (drums) Marc Cuevas & Àlex Reviriego (bass) Julián Sánchez & Pol Padrós (trumpet) Oriol Fontclara, Tom Chant & El Pricto (saxophones) Marcel•li Bayer (bass clarinet) Aram Montagut y Frédéric Filiatrae (trombones) Amaiur González (tuba) Albert Cirera (saxophone, conducting) Iván González (conducting) Often, people attend…




Nocturna Discordia #23 at Soda – 22nd Apr ’15

Agustí Fernández (piano) El Pricto (clarinet, alto saxophone) Núria Andorrà (percussion) Sònia Sánchez (dance) Well, Wednesday evenings at Soda continue to provide the most varied experimental offerings in the city. This particular week saw the addition of a more physical mode of expression thanks to Sònia Sánchez and her improvised combination of flamenco and Japanese…




Discordian Friday #8: Friday Bloody Friday Again at Taller Milans – 17th Apr ’15

El Pricto (clarinet) Naná Rovira (bass clarinet) Luiz Rocha (clarinet, bass clarinet) Enric Ponsa (drums) Jazzers are familiar with the concept of the Great American Songbook, and particularly its inclusion of non-jazz tunes which have become classics, interpreted over the years with various degrees of latitude. John Coltrane’s “My Favorite Things” springs to mind, as…