11 Nov AJF22 – Carme Canela & Albeert Sanz
Born in Barcelona, Carme Canela is one of the most renowned voices of Catalan jazz nowadays. Throughout her career she has collaborated with jazz musicians not just from Spain but also from the international scene, and she has toured and played in countries such as Italy, Portugal, Morocco, Israel, France, Argentina and Uruguay. And she has sang at the prestigious Carnegie Hall in New York. She has a collection of awards including the JAZZ Award to the best new project given by Enderrock, the ARC Award in jazz, and she’s been given seven times the Vocal Soloist Of The Year Award by the AMJM.
Albert Sanz is a virtuous piano player from Valencia who grew up in a very musical family. With his first record he received high praise and recognition, and he received a grant by the prestigious Berklee College of Music de Boston. After getting a Cum Laude diploma from Berklee he moved to New York where he continued with his studies and growing as an artist. In his American period, he had the chance to play live with great names of the jazz world. Since he moved back to Spain, his career hasn’t stopped, and he combines his work as a music teacher with a career as musician and composer, both for his personal projects as being part of other groups, with artists as great as Perico Sambeat, Javier Colina or Antonio Serrano. He has been working with Carme Canela for several years on different projects.