Gran Masa

by GRAN MASA

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“[the album] moves indistinctly between melody and total improvisation, like a work of theatre with a continually changing set.” Juan Antonio Serrano Cervantes (Zona de Jazz)

“Gran Masa’s debut album is a confounding and complex collision of sounds – whilst it’s grounded in improvised jazz there are also touches of math-rock, prog and out there experimentalism. Covering a wide-ranging sound palette, much of it pushing the boundaries of composition, Gran Masa occupy a distinctive and idiosyncratic space of their own.” – RTRFM Radio Australia

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Iluso Records are proud to present Gran Masa, an avant-garde, heavy hitting, experimental quartet based in Madrid who play fresh and energetic music heavily influenced by the Downtown sound and ethos with a strong focus on improvisation. Gran Masa are Álvaro Domene (guitar), Álvaro Perez (alto sax), Sergio Mena (electric basses) and Michael Caratti (drums).

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released May 20, 2013

Michael Caratti - drums and compositions (Tracks 2, 4, and 8)
Álvaro Domene - guitar and compositions (Tracks 1, 3, 5, 6, 7, and 8)
Álvaro Pérez - alto saxophone
Sergio Mena - bass


Recorded in August of 2012 by Jiroshi Suárez and Jorge Tejerina at SubVox Studios, Madrid.
Mixed by Jiroshi Suárez.
Mastered by Adrian Sardi.
Cover art by Shea Walsh.

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