Tag: Iván González

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…




Free Improv session at Robadors 23 – 29 Jan ’15

Tom Chant (tenor sax) Iván González (trumpet) Dani Comas (guitar) Vasco Trilla (drums) Àlex Reviriego (bass) “The more experimental the better, as far as I’m concerned.” – Tom Chant, overheard just 5 minutes before the noise began. No one can say we weren’t warned… And in the spirit of experimentation, Chant softly begins the evening’s…




Free Improv session at Robadors 23 – 15 Jan ’15

Ramon Prats (drums) Tom Chant (tenor & soprano saxes) Àlex Reviriego (bass) Iván González (trumpet) Here we are again… Robadors 23 on a Thursday night, a hard habit to break. This week featured what could be called the core line up, or at least, the most frequently appearing musicians. Anyway, we start with a muted…




Free Improv session at Robadors 23 – 18 Dec ’14

Ramon Prats (drums) Arnau Obiols (drums) Àlex Reviriego (bass) Marc Cuevas (bass) Iván González (trumpet) Pol Padrós (trumpet) Tom Chant (tenor sax) For the last free Thursday session of the year at Robadors 23 (well, I think it was the last, there didn’t seem to be one on Xmas Day?) we had something symmetrically special:…




Free Improv session at Robadors 23 – 11 Dec ’14

Ramon Prats (drums) Don Malfon (alto sax) Iván González (trumpet) Tom Chant (tenor sax) Marcel·lí Bayer (soprano sax, flute) Àlex Reviriego (bass) Okay, this is becoming a habit. But this windowless little cavern really does play host to a great and creative (and mercurial) weekly free jazz session. What’s more, it’s free in the ‘gratis’…




Free Improv session at Robadors 23 – 4 Dec ’14

Ramon Prats (drums) Don Malfon (baritone and alto sax) Iván González (trumpet) Àlex Reviriego (bass) Third consecutive week here for this session and while the faces and names are becoming familiar, the combination is different and fresh. As it should be 😉 Different line up, different start – this week, with just a quartet, we…




Free Improv session at Robadors 23 – 27 Nov ’14

Ramon Prats (drums) Tom Chant (tenor sax) Marcel•lí Bayer (soprano sax and flute) Don Malfon (alto sax) Iván González (trumpet) Marco Mezquida (piano) Àlex Reviriego (bass) Pablo Rega (el. guitar) The second one of these Thursday sessions I’ve been to and I think I’m going to be a regular. There seems to be a core…




Free Improv session at Robadors 23 – 20 Nov ’14

Ramon Prats (drums) Tom Chant (tenor and soprano sax) Iván González (trumpet) Àlex Reviriego (bass) Dani Comas (el. guitar) Just for fun, a ‘haiku review’ or two… horns scurry-flutter, one note strings buzz, drone & scrape, drums skitter & pound. did i imagine the Cherry-blossom horn, Don? a Codona touch? a tiny hint of a…