The Gran Canaria Big Band inaugurates its concert season with the traditional concert Author Arrangements, which is now in its sixth edition in collaboration with the SGAE Foundation, and that this will take place Saturday September 14, at 8.30 pm, at the Teatro Guiniguada, in the capital of Gran Canaria.
The recital will feature the participation of four of the most representative groups of Canarian pop-rock: Birkins, I wish Much, I-Land Y Said Muti who will perform some of their songs accompanied by the Gran Canaria Big Band, with the purpose of promoting author creation and fusion between music. Tickets can now be purchased at entrees.es and at the theater box office.
The already consolidated project called Author Arrangements a project of the Gran Canaria Big Band and its artistic director Sebastian Gil, sponsored by the SGAE Foundation, which converts themes of renowned Canarian authors into large-format jazz sound, which gives the possibility of fostering musical creation in the Canary Islands with a symbiotic relationship between author and arrangers.
Birkins, I wish so much, I-land Y Said Muti They are groups and authors of the pop and rock scene of the Canary Islands with a recognized trajectory at national and international level. All of them with several recordings, have a rich authorship of songs, some of which can be heard in Big Band format. The arrangers responsible for capturing this music in Big Band format are Yul Ballesteros, Claudio Marrero, José Carlos Cubas, Rayko Leon Y Nathanael Ramos, All of them renowned musicians and composers of the Canarian music scene.
In the last 20 years, the Gran Canaria Big Band has become one of the most international groups in the Canary Islands and one of the most important Big Band in the Spanish territory. He has more than 50 different musical projects and four recordings, one of them published in the United States. He has toured Spain and the Canary Islands and has participated in different television programs, including Norwegian public television.
The Gran Canaria Big Band is close to its second Latin American tour that will take it to participate next October at the International Music Festival of Cancun, Mexico.