Alicia Tamariz - Composition, piano and voice
Carlos Cortés - Guitar
Fernando Brox - Flute
Mari Pepa Contreras - Oboe
Joan Masana - Double Bass
Andrés Litwin - Drums
‘Aletheia´ (Alice in Greek) means ‘Truth’, remove the veils to discover the true.
“Can you dance with a piano? Yes, you can. And besides, whispering in his ear. Alicia Tamariz does it.
A tribute to the senses, the perfect assembly between delicacy and roundness.” Pepe Dorao. Clarence Jazz Club. August 2019.
Alicia Tamariz, born in Barcelona, on May 18, 1986, begins to study Jazz with great pianists of the Andalusian scene: Javier Galiana and Juan Galiardo. She attends international seminars by Aaron Goldberg, Miguel Zenón, Jorge Rossy, or Michael Kannan.
She studied at the Higher University of Évora (Portugal) and continuedher musical journey of more than 4 years in South America (Rio de Janeiro, Belo Horizonte (Brazil), Iguazu (Argentina), La Paz (Bolivia), Quito (Ecuador), Cusco (Peru), among others.). She continued her tour in Spain musically accompanying her father through countless auditoriums and theaters, bringing together valuable scenic experiences.
She currently resides in Malaga, where she is part of the musical scene and the faculty of CAMM, Center for Modern Arts and Music of Malaga. Recently she presents her first work of his own compositions: ALETHEIA.
Carlos Cortés Bustamante (guitar and percussion) He graduated from ESMUC after having passed through various schools such as “The Powerhouse” in London or “Taller de Musics” in Barcelona. He completed his training in Cuba, Senegal, Andalusia and Morocco. Among his collaborations are: Duquende, Chucho Valdés, Javier Mas, Jorge Rossy, Ernesto Aurignac, Mario Mas, Ferran Savall. Jaume Llombart. Feliu Gasull Javier Mas, Aleix Tobías, Guillem Aguilar, Silvia Pérez Cruz, etc.
Fernando Brox (flute) He graduated in 2010 at the Conservatory of Malaga, having completed the Bachelor of Music at the Royal College in London. From the age of 12 to 19 years old, he is part of the OJA (Young Orchestra of Andalusia) and the Barenboim-Said Academy of Orchestral Studies. Since 2015 he lives in Barcelona, He is a flute teacher at the Taller de Musics in Barcelona and in 2020 he will present his new work “Broxilla”.
Joan Masana (double bass) He studied at “Aula de Jazz” in Barcelona, and later with Professor Manuel Granados with whom he forms a flamenco combo. Collaborate with the Granada-born guitarist Emilio Maya, as well as a multitude of flamenco artists such as: Marina Heredia, David Carmona, Jorge Pardo or Rubem Dantas. From 2003, he settled in Jerez de la Frontera where he collaborates with artists such as: Juan Moneo “el Torta”, Jose Gálvez or Sergio Monroy.
Andrés Litwin (drums) He has collaborated with leading figures such as Ariel Rot, Ana Belén, Víctor Manuel, Andrés Suárez, Xoel López, Depedro, etc. Awarded in 1999 by the E.M.B.A. (School of Music of Buenos Aires) as the best instrumentalist and a scholarship from Berklee College of Music in 2001. Since 2016 he leads his personal project 11worlds where he combines different genres such as rock, jazz, pop, indie and author song.