Julián Sánchez
Julian is a musician and trumpet player from Granada, Spain. His love of jazz started at a very young age. Early on he decided to move to Barcelona where he received the “Título Superior de Jazz” (Advanced Diploma in Jazz) through ESMUC, while also forming part of the city’s most projected jazz scene. He began to travel periodically to New York, where he complemented his musical education and where he continues to perfect his tecnique with musicians such as Joe Magnarelli, Laurie Frink, Ralph Alessi, M.P. Mossman, Tony Malaby, Ingrid Jensen and Avishai Cohen among others. He began to form part of projects of the likes of Chano Dominguez’s “New Flamenco Sound”, Perico Sambeat’s “Flamenco Big Band”, Bruce Barth, Dave Santoro and Rudy Royston, Rubem Damtas, Joan Monné’s “Nou Nonet”, “Horacio Fumero Trio”, Paul Stoker, Samuel Torres, Dick Oatts, Bob Mintzer, Enrique Oliver, Ernesto Aurignac, Toni Belenguer, Ramón Cardo, Tomasito, “El Piraña”, Mario Rossy, “Juan Pablo Balcázar Quintet”, “Sonora Big Band de Cádiz”, “Big Band de Terrassa”, “Big Latin Band de Barcelona”, “Perdro Cortejosa Septet”, Sergio Pamies Grupo, “Big Acoustic Band” (BAB), “La Canalla”, Javier Ruibal, Miguel Poveda, Michael Tomas, among others.

He has performed in national and international Jazz festivals such as the San Sebastián Jazz Festival, North Sea Jazz Festival, Nice Jazz Festival, Vienna Jazz Festival, Terrassa Jazz Festival, International Voll-Damm Barcelona Jazz Festival, Madrid Jazz Festival, Jazz en la Costa (Granada), Sevilla Jazz Festival, Jazz in Situ de Quito (Ecuador), Jazz Festival Warsaw (Poland) and on stages such as the New York Carnegie Hall.

Julián has recorded multiple albums of a national character, among them cantaor (flamenco singer) Miguel Poveda’s “ Las Coplas del Querer”, which was nominated for the third time for “Best Flamenco Album” in the Latin Grammy Award in 2009 and won a “Disco de Oro” (gold album) this very year. In 2010 the album also received three awards in the 14th Premios de la Música: Best Album, Best Spanish Song Album and Best Arrangements for Joan Albert Amargós.

Julián also won the II Certamen Internacional de Solistas (2nd international soloist contest) of Alcañiz, Teruel. In the teaching field he has carried out multiple courses and masterclasses. He has been Jazz trumpet and modern music teacher at Conservatorio Superior del Liceo de Barcelona and Conservatorio Superior de Música de Valencia. At present he his the trumpet, harmony and combo teacher at the Municipal Music School of Alhaurín de la Torre in Málaga.
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New Quartet
Format: Album
Year of release: 2014
Julian Sanchez