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Joan Mar Sauqué

He was born in 1996 in Garrigoles, Girona. His musical beginnings are homemade but it was at the Torroella de Montgrí Music School where he received his first lessons, first in trumpet and musical language and later in combo, big band and improvisation.

Subjects: Trumpet


In 2011, he started giving classes with David Pastor, who soon introduced the Sant Andreu Jazz Band, a band directed by Joan Chamorro with whom he played from time to time. Together with this band, he had the opportunity to play and record with some of the most outstanding musicians of the national and international scene such as Perico Sambeat, Toni Belenguer, Victor Correa, Ernesto Aurignac, David Pastor, Ignasi Terraza, Esteve Pi, Josep Traver, Scott Hamilton, Dick Oatts, Scott Robinson, Jon-Erik Kellso, Luigi Grasso and Joel Frahm.

In 2012 he was admitted to the Oriol Martorell School, which is why he moved to Barcelona and also in order to study the batxillerat and the professional degree in classical trumpet. Afterwards, he entered the ESMUC to study jazz trumpet performance. Since then, he has participated with the Original Jazz Orchestra of the Taller de Músics, conducted by David Pastor; the Big Band of the Liceu, conducted by Sergi Vergés; Eva Fernández Sextet; DO Next Generation; El Viatge amb Quim Lecina; SuperSax 2.0 conducted by Roger Mir.

In 2015, he accompanied Maceo Parker and Michael Abene with the Girona Jazz Project at the Black Musical Festival. In the last years, he has rebut classes and masterclasses of Tom Harrell, Wayne Escoffery, Joe Magnarelli, Horacio Fumero, Maria Schneider Orchestra, Joel Frahm, Sergi Vergés, Alfons Carrascosa, Perico Sambeat, Dick Oatts, Scott Robinson, Jordi Rossy, David Pastor, Duccio Bertini, Lluís Vergés, Jeremy Pelt, Noah Preminguer, Ignasi Terraza, Jere Laukkanen, Eladio Reinón, Joan Monné, Bobby Shew, Voro García, etc.

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