Tag: Iván González

Memoria Uno at Sala Fènix – 7th July ’15

Roger Gutiérrez, Oriol Roca (drums) David Parras, Dario Garcia (tuba) Aram Montagut Garcia, Frederic Filitrae, Josep Tutusaus (trombone) Joan Camps Claveria (french horn) Miguelon (euphonium) Pep Garau, Òscar Latorre Cascante, Pol Padrós, Natsuko Sugao, Àlvar Monfort (trumpet) Iván Gonzalez (conducting) and guests: Tom Chant (tenor saxophone) Yolanda Sey Asare (voice) The end of the season….




Free Improv Session at Robadors 23 – 25th June ’15

Àlex Reviriego (bass) Frédéric Filiatrae (trombone) Iván González (trumpet) It’s been a while, Robadors – especially for this Thursday night free session – but in a changing world, it’s reassuring to find that some things remain the same. The revolving roster of musicians in R23 continue to effortlessly create an hour’s meditative sound sculpture on…




Memora Uno at Sala Fènix – 2nd June ’15

Oriol Roca (drums) Marco Mezquida (piano) Marc Cuevas, Àlex Reviriego (bass) Margarida Mariño, Míriam Fèlix, Mireia Pla, Joan Antoni Pich (cello) Alicia Domínguez, Pepi Izquierdo (viola) Violeta Paulina, Sabina López (violin) Iván González (conducting) It’s impossible to become tired of seeing Memoria Uno perform – the changing roster, the improvisatory daring, and just the sheer…




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…




Free Improv session at Robadors 23 – 18th Mar ’15

Àlex Reviriego (bass) Roberto Bellatalla (bass) Miquel Jordà (sopranino sax) Guillermo Torres (flugelhorn, percussion) Iván González (trumpet) I’m a little late (which is becoming a shamefully common opener for reviews on this blog) and enter Robadors 23 to the sound of distant thunder rumbling through the bar. It’s a two-bass night and already my internal…




Free Improv session at Robadors 23 – 5th Mar ’15

Ramon Prats (drums) Àlex Reviriego (bass) Tom Chant (tenor and soprano saxes) Marco Mezquida (piano) Iván González (trumpet) Dani Comas (guitar) No preamble, let’s not mess about, just straight in, okay…? Piano, bass and drums – it’s a classic trio combination and that’s what we start with, But, of course, this trio is in the…




Memoria Uno at Sala Fenix – 4th Mar ’15

Iván González (conducting) 24 musicians (whose names I didn’t all catch, but they were playing: drums, bass, saxophones & clarinets, a little flute, piano, bassoon, violins, violas, cellos, trombone, tuba) This was a treat. Less than a week after posting a review of Memoria Uno’s album, “Crisis”, they’re playing a live gig in the heart…




Memoria Uno – Crisis

Iván González (conducting) ~40 musicians (playing pretty much everything) [i.e. too many to list here, see below for the full roster…] Conducción #4 Conducción #5 Conducción #8 l’Ateneu Barcelonés, Barcelona 18th June 2014 Okay, any line up that has a five-strong cello section is clearly serious about getting a hefty sound (I could have mentioned…