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by Pere Soto Trio

Guitar jazz album from Gypsy to modern music
Genre: Jazz: Modern Creative Jazz
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  Song Share Time Download
1. Just a Minor Blues
8:08 $0.99
2. Swing 155
5:52 $0.99
3. Cap I Pota Blues
4:40 $0.99
4. Estate
7:05 $1.99
5. Vols Ballar Amb Mi?
5:23 $0.99
6. Lean Years
6:39 $1.99
7. Sailing
5:43 $1.99
8. Ornetmonk
12:49 $2.99
9. Waltz for Ruth
4:02 $0.99
Downloads are available as MP3-320 files.


Album Notes
Pere Soto; Composer, Guitars, producer.
Curro Galvez; Contrabass
Enrique Heredia; drums

Photography; Josep Janer
cover designer; Pere Soto

Invited artist;
Salvador Toscano; percussion on Estate (recorded at Pere Soto Studios)
Arjen Gorter; Contrabass on Ornetmonk (recorded in his home studio)
Bill Gerhardt; piano on Lean Years (recorded at Seclusion Hill Studios by Phil Ludwig, Ashville, NC USA)
Walter Lampe; virtual synth and keyboards on Ornetemonk.
Album recorded, mix and mastering by Pere Soto Studios. (Badalona, Catalonia 2019)

List of songs;
01-Just a minor blues (Pere Soto)
02-Swing 155 (Pere Soto)
03-Cap i pota blues ( Pere Soto)
04-Estate (Bruno Martino)
05-Vols ballar amb mi (Pere Soto)
06-Lean years (Patrick Azzara)
07-Sailing (Pere Soto)
08-ORNETMONK (Pere Soto)
09-For Ruth (Charlie Haden)

Pere Soto;
Self-taught musician. He is known in the international scene for his esthetical flexibility that covers styles as unalike as gypsy jazz, free jazz, Avantgarde, jazz fusion, Bebop, classical music, contemporary and electroacoustic music, mostly XX century styles.
Even being self-taught he has studied temporarily only on two occasions with great teachers like Gabriel Breznic (Chile) with whom he studied classical harmony in intensive course of three months and in Mexico with Victor Rasgado whom he studied serialism, Twelve-tone technique—also known as dodecaphony, Olivier Messiaen language, pitch class techniques, Bach Canon inverted for XX century composition.

Currently, his work as a composer exceeds the amount of 1300 registered compositions at the SGAE, (Sociedad General de Autores de España) among Jazz music and classical music.

In 1989 his first LP "Coincidencias" was nominated for best album of the year by Nacional-Radio 4 en España being probably one of the jazz albums more broadcasted by radio in Catalonia (twice daily for 2 years).
In Spring 1992, records with Bill Gerhardt Quartet his first CD “Metanoic” in Hilversum (The Netherlands). This album was selected best record of the month and one of the top 12 of the year by the JAZZ SOUTH ART FEDERATION (USA). It was broadcasted all around the U.S.A.
His second CD, "Particular Vernacular", was recorded during February 1994 in New York City with his partner Bill Gerhardt on the piano and invited artists invitados like Jeff Ballard, drums, Ben Allison, Dave Douglas, trumpet and Dave Liebman, sax.
In 2000 year travels to Mexico for his world premiere String Quartet nº 2 by “Mexico City String Quartet”.
In 2006 he was dedicated chapter on John Engel ’Uncommon Sound", the ultimate book about left handed guitarists that change the music, along with standing artists like: Albert King, Jimi Hendrix and Paul McCartney. The book highlights him as one of the most relevant left handed guitarists of all guitar history.
In 2009 there is a World premiere of his composition "Triumphant" in the Palacio de Congresos in Jaca, Huesca, Spain, during the International Mathematical Conference "LIBGOBER" (Topology of Algebraic Varieties).
In 2012 records the show “Fusió i swing a l ‘estudi” on Catalan Television (TV3) with his Pere Soto Gypy Project. (http://www.ccma.cat/tv3/alacarta/fusio-i-swing-a-lestudi/pere-soto-gypsy-project/video/4549912/)
In 2013, important concert in the top European jazz event BIM-HUIS in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
IN 2017, Main composer in the Soundtrack of Juan Carlos Fanconi’s movie “A place in the Caribbean”. (Honduras-USA) (HBO MOVIE)
IN 2018, Resident artist at KU, and Masterclass at the University of Kansas, USA.



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