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GMF Barcelona '19

27€ Box office
27€ Web

Friday 2 of August
20:00h | 22:00h


Jean Toussaint tenor sax, Perico Sambeat alto sax, Percy Pursglove trumpet, Bruce Barth piano, Mark Hodgson bass, Stephen Keogh drums.


Jean Toussaint, along with Wayne Shorter, Freddie Hubbard, Eddie Henderson and more recently Wallace Rooney and Mulgrew Miller, was a member of one of the great editions of legendary drummer Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers. This concert revisits some of the great music played by the group, and by other editions of the Messengers, as well as original pieces by Jean and features an International lineup of present day stellar jazz musicians who are here as part of the GMF Barcelona 19.

"Art was one of the most inspirational band leaders rated amongst some of the greatest. Names like Duke Ellington, Count Basie and Miles Davis come to mind. They all had an inclusive way of band leading that made each member feel a part of the family. Through the music, Art encouraged us to strive and reach beyond ourselves and work as one to create excitement while never losing sight of the audience.

Art use to say "it doesn't matter how complex you want to play as long as you swing and play from the heart" then he'd cite the great John Coltrane as an example.

I owe it all to the great Art Blakey and I'll be a Jazz Messenger for life".

Jean Toussaint

Mas i Mas presenta:

GMF Barcelona '19

Jazz Workshop and Music Festival, from 31 july to 6 august, 2019.

A dynamic celebration of music, rich in jazz, Latin, blues, flamenco and creative music, in a dazzling series of concerts, workshops and "after hours" sessions with world-class artists that showcases some of the next generation of stars . This exceptional meeting features legendary trumpet player Eddie Henderson, New York piano giant Bruce Barth, Jazz Diva and twice Grammy nominee Rene Marie, multi-award winning saxophone star Perico Sambeat, and the Italian master percussionist Francesco Petreni, plus some of the best Catalan and European artists, and many more musical delights from around the world.

The spectaular setting, the team of outstanding artists and teachers, and the varied schedule of activities, all add up to an unforgettable experience foreveryone who takes part.


Plaça Reial 17
08002 Barcelona
Tel. 93 319 17 89
Fax. 93 315 02 21

Full programming

  • Jamboree Jazz CLub Barcelona
  • Moog Electronic Dancing Club Barcelona
  • Tarantos - Espectacles Flamenco Barcelona
  • Tarantos Club - Sessions de Indie, Pop, Rock Barcelona
  • Jamboree Dance Club Barcelona
  • Fundació Mas i Mas - Concerts de música clàssica a Barcelona
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