Tag: Josep Maria Balanyà

Barcelona Piano Sculpture

“Don’t Mind” at Jamboree – 6th Mar. ’16 Josep-Maria Balanyà (piano) Josep-Maria Balanyà has been busy in Barcelona. Resident in Brussels, Bcn is his home town and on visits he can be heard and seen (and I recommend you do both) participating in various free improvisation performances. On this trip, he’s performed at two out…




An eclectic finale to BCN Impro Fest

BCN Impro Fest 4th session at Sala Fènix – 1st March ’16 For the fourth and final session of the festival, we end on a more varied set of disciplines, adding dance, spoken word and even a touch of the theatrical… Agustí Martínez (tenor saxophone) Rubén Fernández (voice) Josep-Maria Balanyà (piano) Amaiur González (tuba) Sònia…




A highly ‘memorable’ session at BCN Impro Fest

BCN Impro Fest 3rd session at Sala Fènix – 23rd Feb. ’16 What do we have for this week’s BCN Impro Fest ‘surprise’? What else but Memoria Uno in its eighth live incarnation. The Memoria Uno project has become strongly symbolic of the the Barcelona improvised music scene. Alongside the Thursday sessions at Robadors 23,…




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

Ramon Prats (drums) Àlex Reviriego (bass) Iván González (trumpet) Tom Chant (tenor and soprano saxes) Ove Volquartz (bass clarinet) Josep Maria Balanyà (piano) In the pre-gig build up on Facebook, someone (it might have been Iván González) referred to this line up as “heavy metal”. With three horns at any one time, that’s certainly true…