Tag: Enric Ponsa

Two Sides of the Free Coin…

Nocturna Discordia #61 at Soda – 2nd Mar. ’16 Jorma Tapio (flute, alto flute, wooden flute, tenor saxophone) Ángel Ontalva (electric guitar, effects) Enric Ponsa (drums) If I had to order my CD collection by geographical origin, Spain and Finland would probably top the chart. You can imagine that I wasn’t about to miss a…




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…




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…




Discordian Friday #7: Friday Bloody Friday at Taller Milans – 20th Mar ’15

Ozzy Pricto (clarinet) Naná ‘Tony’ Rovira (bass clarinet) Luiz ‘Geezer’ Rocha (clarinet, bass clarinet) Enric Ponsa-Ward (drums) The first Discordian Clarinet Trio gig focused on a last-minute choice (well, a few hours before the performance) to subject some of Black Sabbath’s early tunes to the free improv treatment. Typical Discordian whimsy and I think maybe…




Nocturna Discordia #11 at Soda – 28 jan ’15

El Pricto (alto sax, clarinet) Ferran Besalduch (bass & soprano saxes) Ángel Faraldo (no-input mixer) Enric Ponsa (drums) I love Robadors 23 but it’s just too conveniently close and there’s more to Barcelona’s free/experimental music scene than El Raval. And so, we (the royal ‘we’ – ahem) travel to Gràcia. Soda is a venue on…