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Biography

Jordi Farrés finished his musical studies in 1998 at Taller de Músics de Barcelona. He has participated in Master-Classes and Seminars with Masters like Pat Martino, Peter Bernstein, Pat Metheny, Michael Brecker, David Liebman, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Bill Dobbins, Bruce Barth, etc.

He has accompanied musicians such as Jim Snidero, Peter Zak, Walter Smith III, Tony Reedus, Will Vinson, Perico Sambeat, Scott Withfield, Marc Miralta, Jordi Bonell, etc. He has played with Raul Reverter Quartet, Raynald Colom Trio, Quartet and “Piazzolla Monk Crossings”, Llibert Fortuny Duet, Joan Monné Duet, “Guitarreando” with Vicenç Solsona, JazzTerrassa BigBand, etc. In 2011 he premiered in Spain Tristan Perich’s “Interference Logic” for guitar quartet.
In the popular/traditional music field he has accompanied artists such as Lluis Llach, Maria del Mar Bonet, Nena Venetsanou, Mercedes Peon, David Alegret, Cris Juanico, Miquel Gil, Alessio Lega or Gorka Knorr.

He has recorded “Sofàs, telèfons i dibuixants de còmics” and “Trop’s in Jazz” with Raul Reverter Quartet, “Entre amigos” with Raynald Colom Quartet, “Lord Jim Suite” with Publio Delgado Jazz Ensemble, “The George Van Eps Transcriptions” playing Solo Guitar, “Boleros” with Núria González Cols, “Guitarreando” with Vicenç Solsona and several collaborations with the composer Carles Cases; “C.C. diu Llach”, “Nocturns” and “Araguaia”, of which he has been musical producer.

At this time he teaches Jazz Guitar, Improvisation and Jazz Ensemble at ESEM – Taller de Músics in Barcelona.