Tag: Ivo Sans

A Laboratory of Sound at BCN Impro Fest

BCN Impro Fest 2nd session at Sala Fènix – 16th Feb. ’16 The second evening of the BCN Impro Fest, celebrating the improvised music scene in Barcelona, with two quintets – both at the experimental and even playful end of the spectrum… Improvisation the Third Carlos Ródenas (electric bass) Ferran Besalduch (bass & sopranino saxophones)…




Memoria Uno at Sala Fènix – 27th October ’15

Ivo Sans (drums) Àlex Reviriego (bass) Diego Caicedo (guitar) Marcel Bagés (guitar) Ferran Besalduch (bass & sopranino saxophones) Marcel·li Bayer (bass clarinet, clarinet, flute) Tom Chant (tenor & soprano saxophones) El Pricto (alto saxophone, clarinet) Fernando Brox (flute) Ilona Schneider (voice) Dario Fariello (alto saxophone) Oriol Fontclara (baritone saxophone) Frédéric Filiatrae (trombone) Amaiur González (tuba)…




7 Questions for… Ivo Sans

Ivo Sans can most often be found behind a set of drums, treading the fine line between jazz and free improvisation, but he’s also an artist and a sculptor, and his collaborations regularly include dance. But whether it’s his regular quartet ISCJCMKMB, the SAI trío with pianist Agustí Fernández and dancer Sònia Sánchez, or his…




The Anisotropic Peturbations at Absenta del Raval – 28th Mar ’15

Tom Chant (tenor & soprano saxes) Ferran Fages (guitar) Ivo Sans (drums) Let’s face it, it’s a good name: The Anisotropic Perturbations. According to the Oxford English Dictionary (is there any other?), “anisotropic” means, having a physical property which has a different value when measured in different directions. Hmmm… “perturbation” means anxiety or mental uneasiness…




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…




Free Improv session at Robadors 23 – 12th Feb ’15

Ivo Sans (drums) Àlex Reviriego (bass) Tom Chant (tenor and soprano saxes) Pablo Rega (guitar) I couldn’t always put my finger on it, but there was a somewhat zen quality to this week’s session; an introspective meditative air that drew the audience in and the faulty lighting (every now and then, we’d all be dipped…




ISCCJMKMB – Yoruba

Ivo Sans (drums) Cesar Joaniquet (tenor sax) Marcel•lí Bayer (alto sax) Masa Kamaguchi (bass) Gianni Gagliardi dell’Agnolo (tenor sax on tracks 7-11) Blues by Lester Vaca Bird Panívoca Mot mut, Motis mutis Yoruba/Sancti Petri Chica piscina II All out there Bikram What is this thing called love You stepped out of Green Dolphin St Blues…




Free Improv session at Robadors 23 – 8 Jan ’15

Ivo Sans (drums) Marcel·li Bayer (clarinet, tenor sax) Johannes Nästesjö (bass) Marco Mezquida (piano) First live music of the year and where else but Robadors 23? It began with delicacy: a whisper of clarinet, a hand inside the piano, gentle arco bass, sparse punctuation from la bateria… in fact, it was so delicate, the chattering…