“..what makes this record special is the mutual understanding between the soloist and the arrangements of Duccio Bertini from Florence who no doubt found in Barcelona his lucent inspiration. .."
José Miguel López (Discópolis Jazz-Radio 3)
The Duccio Bertini Big Band is a jazz orchestra based in Barcelona (Spain), conducted by his leader, Duccio Bertini. The band is made up of some of the best spanish jazz musicians and musicians already active for some time in the international jazz scene. In November 2015 has recorded a CD (with Susana Sheiman as special guest and featuring also David Pastor on trumpet and Toni Solà on tenor sax) realised in Octuber 2016 by Spanish recording label Temps Record. The band has performed at Jamboree Jazz Club (Barcelona), Nits d’Estiu a La Pedrera (Barcelona) and Sant Cugat del Valles.
Duccio Bertini Big Band
Arrangements and Conduction by Duccio Bertini
Saxophones: Raúl Reverté (alto sax, clarinet), Guim Garcia-Balasch (alto sax, flute), Vicent Macián (tenor sax), Gabriel Amargant (tenor sax, clarinet), Jaume Badrenas (baritone sax, bass clarinet)
Trumpets: David Pastor (lead), Paul Evans, Leo Torres, Sergio Garcia
Trombones: Vicent Pérez, Tomeu Garsias, Maria Astallé
Guitar: Yeray Hernández
Piano: Alex Conde
Bass: Tom Warburton
Percussion: Nan Mercader
Drums: Jean Pierre Derouard