Tag: Pol Padrós

Free Art Three at Sinestesia – trumpets to the power of 3

Iván González – trumpet, percussion, piano interference Pol Padrós – trumpet, percussion Julián Sánchez – trumpet, percussion Sinestesia, 9th June 2017 It begins with Sánchez, a high-pitched wandering line, a loose thread mapping an invisible maze. González adds a contrasting tonality, a gently entwining filament before Padrós adds a bass-er strand – the whole becoming…




Memoria Uno – …a balm for a troubled…

Memoria Uno #11 at Sala Fènix – 31st May ’16 Oriol Roca (drums) Àlex Reviriego & Marc Cuevas (bass) Marcel·lí Bayer (bass clarinet, tenor saxophone) Pablo Selnik (flute) Núria Andorrà (percussion) Pol Padrós (trumpet) Oriol Fontclara (baritone saxophone) Tom Chant (tenor & soprano saxophones) Pablo Rega (guitar) Agustí Fernández (piano, conduction) Iván González (conduction, trumpet)…




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…




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….




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…




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…




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…