Jordi Gaspar (1960, Barcelona) is a bassist, composer, pedagogue and producer. His instruments are electric bass, acoustic bass and double bass. He has played and continues to play an important role as an instrumentalist, and is a leading professor in his field.
He has been the pedagogical director at the Escola Superior de Taller de Músics, in Barcelona, from 2014 to 2021.
His eclectic character has marked his musical career in various styles.
In jazz, he has shared the stage with top musicians such as Tete Montoliu, John Abercrombie, Bob Moses, Mulgrew Miller, Dave Liebman, Jordi Bonell, Iñaki Salvador, Dave Schnitter, Billy Hart, Jorge Rossy, Jeff Ballard and Vince Mendoza.
In flamenco, he has participated in several projects with Martirio and Miguel Poveda (2004), Rosario La Tremendita (2009-2012), Chicuelo (2007) and Montse Cortés (2013). Currently, he runs the project Oleandole and is producing Wayne Shorter Goes to Flamenco.
At the same time, he has accompanied artists such as Joan Manuel Serrat, Rumba 3 or María del Mar Bonet, among others. He is a regular on the gospel scene, collaborating with the Carlit Choir since 2005. He is also a regular contributor to Ferran Savall, with whom he recorded Mireu el Nostre Mar (2007)
In his discography as a leader, he has published Akixí (2009), Gemini (2012), La Nit (2012) and Libro de Oraciones (2015); all of them with the particular colour of the acoustic bass guitar, an instrument with which he has specialized in offering solo concerts
Furthermore, he has recorded many albums with other projects, like Bittor and Tribute with Victor de Diego Trio; Inferències and Flax Golden Tales with Sergi Sirvent Octopussy Cats; Misceladio with Eladio Reinon Quintet, and many others.
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