Carlos López Letters From København

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Carlos López is one of the main Jazz Activists in Spain. He is a bright composer, passionate musician, methodic teacher and awesome promotor running one of the majors Jazz festivals in Spain.

He studied at Berklee College Of Music and at some of the most important European conservatoires. His carrer as a drummer has always been active, having the chance to play with big names as Benny Green, Gilberto Gil, Bob Mover, Jerry González, Javier Colina, Perico Sambeat, Albert Sanz among others. His eclestic taste for music has the jazz as the main meeting point.

In 2006 Carlos create his own quartet recording the homonymous CD “CLQ”, and winning the Authors Association Award for the best jazz composition. Under his alter ego “The Last Minute Experience”, he release two new CDs (The Last Minute Experience and Low Cost Generation) diving under the fussion, adding MC ́s and DJ ́s to the band.

Recently he awares the EUJAM scholarship witch push him into a two years period moving, playing and composing in Copenhaguen, Berlin and Amsterdam. Letters from Copenhague, is his latest CD as leader and the essence of his last European adventure. With this work he has worked together with a lot of great musicians from all those cities.

His compositions go deeper into the european jazz and the free side without losing clear references to Coltrane or Monk. With this new recording Carlos López confirms his strong character as a ansious creator and an interesting home made jazz. The jazz demanded nowadays.

Carlos López is one of the main Jazz Activists in Spain. He is a bright composer, passionate musician, methodic teacher and awesome promotor running one of the majors Jazz festivals in Spain.

He studied at Berklee College Of Music and at some of the most important European conservatoires. His carrer as a drummer has always been active, having the chance to play with big names as Benny Green, Gilberto Gil, Bob Mover, Jerry González, Javier Colina, Perico Sambeat, Albert Sanz among others. His eclestic taste for music has the jazz as the main meeting point.

In 2006 Carlos create his own quartet recording the homonymous CD “CLQ”, and winni...

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Past Gigs Carlos López Letters From København

  • 07 | 2015 Vigo Imaxinasons Festival
  • 06 | 2015 Copenhagen RMC Copenhagen
  • 04 | 2015 Berlin Berlin Jazz Institute
  • 01 | 2015 Santiago de Compostela Teatro Principal
  • 01 | 2015 Madrid Café Berlín
  • 01 | 2015 Valencia Jimmy Glass Jazz Cava
  • 01 | 2015 Bilbao Bilbaína Jazz Club
  • 01 | 2015 Coruña Jazz Filloa
  • 01 | 2015 Pontevedra Café Savoy
  • 01 | 2015 Barcelona Jamboree Jazz

Discography Carlos López Letters From København

  • 2015 Carlos López & Mandala Groupo Album | Jazz Activist
  • 2014 Letters From København Album | Jazz Activist
  • 2006 CLQ Album | Free Code

Media

  • Video Carlos Lopez video

Origin

  • Barcelona ES

Founded

  • 2014

Members

  • Carlos López Drums
  • Voro García Trumpet
  • Xan Campos Piano
  • Joel Illerhag Double Bass
  • Maciek Kadziela Alto Sax