Participant: Nacho Megina Martínez (drums, Spain)


Spain, Sevilla

“I have studied in Musikene (top center of Basque Country’s music) for the speciality of battery of jazz and like a lot of styles of music like jazz, latin music, flamenco, Indian music, classic music and others.” – says Spanish Nacho Megina.

 

Nacho has great performing experience, collaborated with numerous Italian musicians. He has performed with flamenco artists like Esperanza Fernández, Diego Amador and Jorge Pardo. Also with jazz musicians like Fabio Miano, Antonio Serrano, Pedro Cortejosa, Arturo Serra, Melker Isaksson, Carlos Bermudo, Manuel Perfumo, Angel Andrés Muñoz or Juan Galiardo, with whom he has participated in various festivals like Santo Domingo Jazz Fest (Rep. Dominican), Flamenco Art Festival Mont de Marsan (France), International Jazz Day (Faro, Portugal) Jazz Viene del Sur (Sevilla), Music Festival of Jimena de la Frontera (Cádiz), Festival de Jazz de Punta Umbria (Huelva), Qurtuba Jazz (Córdoba). He has also collaborated with the Sonora Big Band, Cadiz, Musikene Big Band directed by Bob Sands, and Universitaria de Sevilla Big Band, directed by Manuel Calleja. With the last two formations has recorded two cd.

 

During his student years he was part of the quintet's Five´s Hot Project, a very active group who performance in various Jazz festivals: San Sebastian (Jazzaldia) Zarautz (Guipúzcoa), Palma de Mallorca, Amurrio (Álava), Bergara ( Guipúzcoa) and Badajoz (Iberiajazz).

 

In late 2010 he recorded "Solitude", the first album of vocal jazz group Cordelia, which musical activity leads him to perform on events like: XXV Madrid Jazz Festival, Puestas de Sol (Palencia), Noctámbula (University of Huelva), La Escena Encendida (music and other performing arts), Circuito Andaluz de Música, among others.

 

Has participated in fusion of Eastern music and jazz, such as Istanbul or Mundowaflar group (with the latter recorded the Earth cd).

 

In 2009 recorded the album Diario de las Emociones with a fusion jazz septet led by saxophone player Joaquin de la Montaña.

 

Other recordings: "Mistura" and "Jazz Qurtuba 2005" with the group Zitma and "Cultural Fusion 1 +1" with Nacho Megina Quartet

 

With Danza Mobile Company has performed live for the shows El Paseo de Buster Keaton and Maloficio. He was also a music teacher at school that the company has in Seville.

 

Since 2009 he teaches drums and combo in the Jazz Workshop at the University of Seville.

 

Teacher at the V edition of the jazz camps Utrera Suena, 1st. Seminario de Jazz de Isla Cristina, 1st. Seminario de Jazz Sierra de Aracena.


Nacho Megina Martínez (drums, Spain)
“I´m Nacho and I wish you be happy with the music, all music.”



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