Tag: Miquel Jordà

7 Questions for… Miquel Jordà

With more than three decades of free improvisation behind him, Miquel Jordà is one of the pillars of the Barcelona scene, actively pushing new projects and contexts for the music. Happiest when he’s ‘mixing ingredients’ – such as music, dance and visual arts – Miquel is the driver behind the inaugural BCN Impro Fest this…




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 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)…




BCN Impro Fest at Sala Fènix – 9th Feb. ’16

This was the inauguration of the first BCN Impro Fest, a month-long celebration intended to bring together the musicians (and others) involved in the city’s improvised music scene. Organised by Miquel Jordà, the festival is hosted by Sala Fènix with a concert each Tuesday evening. In addition, there’s an exhibition of photography and artwork depicting…




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…