Street performances

Street performances

Actuaciones a pié de calle

Conciertos & Live Acts

Conciertos & Live Acts

Every nights

Naturaleza

Naturaleza

Dos zonas de Baño. Two swimming zones.

 Conciertos & Live Acts

Conciertos & Live Acts

Todas las noches

Frías

Frías

Una ciudad medieval anclada en el medievo. A medieval town frozen in the middle age.

Bandas Itinerantes

Bandas Itinerantes

Itinerant Bands

 Jazz: Diatonic Improvisation

 

 

 

 

 

I: The origin of the diatonic scale

 

1. The physic-harmonic system.

2. Dissonance and consonance.

3. Functional harmony.

 

 

 

 

II: The Minor Mode

 

1. Kind of minor scale.

2. Basic harmonic movements of the minor scale.

 

II: Major Mode

 

1. Major mode chords.

2. How to study and know the major scale.

3. Basic harmonic movements of the major mode.

 

 

 

 

IV: Transversal Chords

 

1. Augmented.

2. Diminished.

 

 

 

Now a day is one of the most prestigious Spanish trumpeters. Trumpet, flugelhorn, horn, and improvisation professor at the Escuela de Música Creativa in Madrid and collaborates with the ClasiJazz organization in Almería directing the Swing & Funky Big Band and many improvisation workshops and jazz combos.

 

 

In his musical trajectory has played and recorded with many artists of many different styles:

 

 

 

Jazz: Richie Cole, Joshua Edelman, Bob Sands Big Band, Bobby Martínez, Vince Benedetti, Chris Kase, Ramón Cardo, S. De La Muela, Fabio Miano, Carita Boronska, Layka Fatién, Donna Hightower, Nicole Henry, Pedro Iturralde, Baldo Martínez, Horacio Icasto, Norman Hogue, Israel Sandoval, Mariano Díaz, Angel Rubio, Dan Rochlis, Perico Sambeat, Dani García, Mario Rossi, Quique Santandreu, Jaime Marques, Antonio Serrano, Javier Colina, Carlos Carli, Horacio Fumero, Tito Duarte, Paul Stocker, Clamores Dixieland, Canal Street, Barry Harris, Sean Levitt, Joaquín Chacón, Antonio Mesa, Pedro Ojesto, Tony Moreno, Jorge Pardo, Hans Mantel, G. Macguill, J. Antonio Galizia, IñAki Araquistáin, Tjitze Vögel, Uffe Markusen,  Larry Martin, Chema Sainz, José Vázquez.  etc....

 

 

Pop and Rock: Wagon Cooking, Antonio Vega, La Oreja De Van Gogh, Miguel Ríos, P.V.P., Alex Y Cristina, La Cabra Mecánica, Shakira, Rita Pavone, Rafaela Carrá, Amparanoia, Primital, Ana Belén, etc.

 

 

Copla: Isabel Pantoja, Rocío Jurado, Carlos Cano, Lolita, Marifé De Triana, Marís Del Monte, Pasión Vega, Pastora Soler, Charo Reina, El Fary, Ketama, Etc.

 

Melódica: Francisco Céspedes, Gilbert Becaud, Lucho Gatícaa, Los Panchos, Alberto Pérez, Raphael, etc...

 

Salsa and Latin: Celia Cruz, Olga Guillot, Creativa Big Band, Latin Elation con Bobby Martínez y Pepe Rivero, Ray De La Paz, Rudy Calzado, Camilo Azuquita, Hernán Oliveira, Jerry González, Jimmy Bosch, Montuno, Joao Mendoza Y Salsabor, Habana Conexion, Keruá de Jorge Reyes, Cebollita, Sonora Latina, Orquesta Del Solar, Conexiones con Joshua Edelman, Afrodisian Orquesta con Miguel Blanco, El Combo Belga, Lila Downs, Toni Zenet, etc...

 

Theater: Pelo De Tormenta De Francisco Nieva, Marat-Sade Con Miguel Narros Y El Centro DramáTico Nacional, Estamos En El Aire De R.Montesinos, Bolero Con Rafael Basurto, etc... 

 

Events Cine and Tv: Entrega de los Goya, Jazz entre amigos, Jingles de publicidad., La Señora (serie Tv), Premios Jose Maria Forqué, etc... Festivales de Jazz: Madrid, San Sebastián, Terrassa, Jaén, Tarragona, Granada, Móstoles, Fuenlabrada, Ciudad Lineal, San Javier, Bilbao, San Sebastián, etc...  

 

Clubs: Teatro Real (Madrid), Teatro Nacional de Cuba (La Habana), Teatro Manuel De Falla (Cádiz), Palau de Barcelona, Gran teatro de Córdova, Gran Teatro de Huelva, Teatro Lope de Vega (Sevilla), Sede Central de la ONU (Paris), etc...

 

Music Schools : 10 años profesor del Taller de Músicos de Madrid y la Escuela de Música Creativa.

 

Jazz Clubs in Spain, London, Ámsterdam, París, New York, etc...

 

 

 

 

 

 

Diatonic Improvisation Course (Barry Harris Metod)

 

 

El curso será con el instrumento, ya que no será solo teórica sino fundamentalmente práctica.

 

Biography

 

 

Antonio Ximénez López (Trumpet and Improvisation)

 

 

He was born in 1963 in Madrid, Spain.

 

In 1973 he starts his Horn and music-theory studies at the Municipal Band of San Sebastian de los Reyes, Madrid.

In 1978 adds the trumpet and the flugelhorn with La Doctora Orchestra in Madrid.

In 1982 gets into the Girasol Orchestra. In 1984 takes his first Jazz seminary given by Jorge Pardo.

 

 

In 1985 enters as a trumpet teacher and Big Band member (directed by Dave Thomas) of the Taller de Músicos in Madrid.

In 1986 goes to the first Barry Harris workshop in Spain, Be Bop master and ambassador; that we will mark his artistic trajectory, following him for another 20 seminaries all over the world.

 

 

 

He has attended many Joe Henderson, Kenny Werner, Kenny Barron, Vince Benedetti, etc. workshops.