SHORT STORIES

by Javier Alcántara

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    " I Know Javier some years ago, he is a sensitive musician and enthusiast, person in charge of great part of the jazz who happens in Estremadura, his land. This disc is a reflection of his great talent: beautiful music interpreted by great musicians ".
    Perico Sambeat.

    " Javier Alcántara's music walks ahead, strongly and personality ".
    Narciso González.

    " A work of composition and arrangements elogiable, with the rhythmic solid one and simultaneously subtlely that is come to add to increasingly extensive record production of the national jazz, which in many occasions does me to rethink the well-known comment of the crisis of the record sector ".
    Joaquín Chacón

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The jazz guitarist and composer Javier Alcántara ( Badajoz, 1977) who had already played in the disk group Namouche Special Quartet ( with Peter Sambeat , Alexis Cuadrado and Hugo Alves as guests ) now edit this Short Stories of eleven original tracks . He is accompanied on this record integrated by Narciso González Extremadura (tenor and soprano saxophones ) and the Portuguese Diogo Santos (piano , keyboards and melodica) , André Ferreira ( bass) and André Mota (drums), the band with musicians who share Alcántara different projects. André Fernandes, one of the most prominent jazz guitarists of Portugal intervenes as a guest on " Duende de Luz "

Alcántara has stated that on this album, recorded in Lisbon on 8 and 9 March of this year, " every one of the compositions have their own life and relationship between them, little stories that make up a story. People, travel , encounters and intertwining topic after topic. Common denominator change , improvisation and uncertainty as creative value and growth. Which, to me, is the essence of jazz ... and life .

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released June 1, 2014

JAVIER ALCÁNTARA “SHORT STORIES”
Javier Alcántara, acoustic and electric guitars
Narciso González, tenor and soprano sax
Diogo Santos, acoustic piano, keyboards, and melodic
André Ferreira, double bass
André Mota, drums
FEATURING
André Fernandes, guitar in “Duende de Luz”
All compositions by Javier Alcántara

Recorder March 8, 9 at Timbuktu Studio, Lisbon.
Recorder, mixed, and mastered by André Fernandes at Timbuktu Studios.
Art direction & design: José Manuel Gamero Gil
Studio photos: Juanjo Puerna
Concert photo : Gonçalo Afonso Dias
Cover Photo: Elena Gomez
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© Javier Alcántara 2014

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