Tag: Joan Mas

Memoria Uno – BCN ImproFest 2017

Juan Berbin: drums Ramón Prats: drums Vasco Trilla: drums Martín Leiton: electric bass Marc Cuevas: double bass Àlex Reviriego: double bass Dani Pérez: guitar Diego Caicedo: guitar Hilario Rodeiro: laptop Joan Bagés: laptop Ferran Besalduch: bass & sopranino saxophones Don Malfon: alto & baritone saxophones Tom Chant: tenor & soprano saxophones Albert Cirera: tenor &…




Memoria Uno – gettin’ jazzy…

Oriol Roca (drums) Martín Leiton (bass) Toni Saigi (piano) Marcel·li Bayer (bass clarinet, soprano saxophone) Joan Mas (alto saxophone) Fernando Brox (flute) Iván González (conduction) Another month, another incarnation of Memoria Uno. It’s the free improvisation equivalent of Doctor Who – always the same entity with the same drive but looking and sounding totally different….




Memoria Uno – curiouser and curiouser…

Memoria Uno at Robadors 23, 25th October 2016. Ilona Schneider (voice) Tom Chant (tenor saxophone) Joan Mas (alto saxophone) Marcel·lí Bayer (bass clarinet) Pablo Selnik (flute) Marcel Bagés (electric guitar) Marc Cuevas (electric bass) Oriol Roca (drums) Iván González (conduction) Any improvisation is, by definition, an experiment. But not all improvised input overtly experimental. Mundanity…




Memoria Uno – new season, new venue

Memoria Uno #13 at Robadors 23 – 27th September ’16 Marcel Bagés (guitar) Martín Leiton (bass) Oriol Roca (drums) Joan Mas (baritone saxophone) Tom Chant (tenor & soprano saxophones) El Pricto (saxophone, clarinet) Marceŀlí Bayer (bass clarinet) Iván González (conduction) Memoria Uno has moved; not conceptually, just geographically. After some changes in direction for Sala…




The Best Jazz & Noise of 2015…?

Over the last couple of weeks, I’ve posted 10 Daily Tunes on Facebook, slowly revealing the aJN top ten albums of 2015. Some things to bear in mind… This is, of course, a highly subjective list. The criteria were, a) what I liked, b) variety, c) there is no c), just a) and b), mainly…




Alguns Homes Bons (de Genís Bagés) at Robadors 23 – 7th September ’15

Pol Padrós (trumpet) Joan Mas (alto sax) Marcel Bagés (electric guitar) Àlex Reviriego (bass) Genís Bagés (drums) The album (Golluts) was free. The live version is freer. After the obligatory settling-in clatter and clangour, the guitar and drums come to the fore, creating a throbbing lurch and stagger which is soon augmented by fragments of…




Alguns Homes Bons (de Genís Bagés) – Golluts

Pol Padrós (trumpet) Joan Mas (alto sax) Marcel Bagés (electric guitar) Àlex Reviriego (bass) Genís Bagés (drums) Morayta Rinoceró The Only Thing That Stops A Bad Guy With A Gun Is A Good Guy With A Gun? La mirada del tub Vamos a tomar un pequeño descanso Mother Ese (per l’Arlet) Pipada La bellesa de…