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Fourth record signed by saxophonist Mikel Andueza. With a long professional career and recognised prestige in jazz music, this classical music trained native navarrese stood out from early age as a brilliant student along his way through the Professional Conservatoire Pablo Sarasate of Navarra, the Real Upper Conservatoire of Madrid, collaborating during this period with Radio Televisión Spanish Orchestra, Basque Symphony Orchestra and the Bilbao Symphonic Oschestra and later studies at Berklee College of Music where he takes contact with the world of jazz , winning saxophonist Performance Award Highlights in his class, graduating Cum Laude.
Composer, arranger and performer, has developed his professional career in many different areas as part of the Taller de Musics and the Hall of Modern Music Conservatory of Liceu in Barcelona and the School of Creative Music in Madrid, working with numerous local and international artists participating in more than twenty albums, not forgetting his work in teaching and pedagogy fields
Within a contemporary jazz context, this fourth record feeds on many influences and dyes,charanga in “Zortziko to Mauro,” popular Navarrese music arrangements (Axuri Beltza).On the other hand, in the record giving name track beauty and creativity make theirway through contemporary music, inviting us to reflect onthe tragic fact that every five seconds a child dies from hunger in Africa. An eclectic and free work, showing us an open path through creative andcontemporary Jazzwith the very wisdom from this restless musician.
To achieve this, he has had the participation of two of the Basque jazz scene pioneers and leading figures at national level such as the native San Sebastian bassist Gonzalo Tejada, with whom he usually share various projects, Iñaki Salvador in the piano and keyboards as well as outstanding jazz scene musicians such as the american musician settled in Madrid, Chris Kase on trumpet and flugelhorn, Argentine guitar player Dani Perez and the Catalan drummer Gonzalo del Val.
“Every five seconds,” with its encrypted message is an exciting musical journey to contemporary music and clear evidence that today´s jazz remains with an excellent health.