Cadiz bassist and composer based in Barcelona. Originally self-taught begins in local folklore and flamenco from a young age. After conducting several jazz seminars, together with Paul Gill and Chris Higgins, completed his training by performing a Teaching of Musical Education (UCA) and later the higher degree of jazz and modern music (ESMUC) studying with Gary Willis and Mario Rossy.
So far he has more than 15 years of professional experience making tours and recordings for different artists of the national scene (Lya, David de María, India Martínez, Alba Molina, Lidia Guevara, José Carlos Gómez, Antonio Lizana, etc).
He is currently part of several projects. As a leader and composer he has already published two albums: Bass Life (Whatabout jazz, 2016) and Scheria (Youkali music, 2020). He is also a professor at Taller de Músics ESEM, ESMUC (Master in Flamenco Performance), Escola d’Arts en Viu del Prat and at escueladebajistas.com, the online platform for bassists in Spanish.
Ismael Alcina is an endorser of AST Basses & Guitars, Elixir Strings, Cordial Cables (by Neotecnica) and Tanne Bass Corner straps.
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