Bar code: 8427328435086
TRIANGLE is a contemporary jazz trio from Barcelona that equally attracts lovers of improvised music and fans of pop and rock. The talent of these young musicians creates a new brand of sound, bringing a groundbreaking project to the in the music scene.
Three young talents from the Catalan jazz scene give life to this trio formed by Joan Claver on piano, Pedro Campos on bass, and José Benítez on drums.
Triangle counts with a fresh, contemporary repertoire, full of striking original compositions and carefully picked versions. In this framework we discover the influence of groups and musicians such as the Esbjörn Svensson Trio, The Bad Plus, Brad Mehldau, Robert Glasper et al., music with clear roots in black music and pop.
01. I Promise You 5:51
02. Hypocrisy 3:26
03. Vertebrados 7:03
04. El Reencuentro 4:05
05. Post Mortem 4:41
06. Gymnopédie Nº1 5:20
07. Bring On The Night 6:30
08. Seventeen Minutes 9:09
09. Red Light 4:10
10. Bermudas 2:32
11. New World 3:46
Total time: 56:40 min.
All songs written by Joan Claver, except #7 by The Police, #6 by Erik Satie, and #11 by Björk
Joan Claver (piano), Pedro Campos (bass), Jose Benítez (drums).
Recorded at Conservatori Professional de Música de Vila-Seca, June 30 & July 1, 2015
Engineered & mixed by Xavi Moreno (eqestudi.cat)
Cover artwork: Jacint Iañez
Book design: Joan Claver
Produced by Triangle
Executive producer: Jordi Pujol
Joan Claver, born in Vila-seca (Tarragona, 1988) started studying classical music at the age of 7. His teachers include Nuria Ruera and Cecilio Tieles. In 2011 he enters the Superior Conservatory at Liceu to enroll in piano jazz and modern music studies with Iñaki Sandoval, Albert Bover and Roger Mas. He was part of the Liceu Big Band under the direction of Sergi Vergès. He has played in several jazz and rock formations. He’s currently a member of Triangle, Funk Cake, and Distrito Rojo.
Pedro Campos, (Barcelona, 1992) began studying music at the age of 12, and at 16 he took up bass. His teachers include Felix Serra, Horacio Fumero and David Mengual. He’s currently involved in projects like the Barcelona nonet “DO: The Next Generation”, the alternative Big Band of Sergi Vergès (JODR), “BIG MENU” among others. He completed a superior grade in jazz and modern music at the Liceu Conservatory.
José Benítez (Algeciras, 1987) started playing drums at the age of 16. Ever since, he has studied with Aldo Caviglia, Quim Soler and Ramon Prats, among others. He’s now a member of La Canalla, “BIG MENU”, and other projects. He completed his studies in jazz and modern music at the Liceu Conservatory, where he was part of the Liceu Big Band.