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Joan Sanmarti

Collaborations with: Max Sunyer, Manel Camp, La Coral Cosmica, Cubik Quartet, Big Band De L’aula, Beboppourum, Santi Arisa i Lakatans,Barcelona Boulevard, Sisa, Santi Vendrell, Maria Del Mar Bonet, Hector Vila, David Lyme, Mili Bermejo, Koniec plus Big Ensemble Taller de Músics, Ze Eduardo, Agusti Fernandez, Xavier Maristany, Joan Saura, Laurent Philippe, Paolo Ghetti, Furio Di Castri, Massimo Manzi, Aldo Romano, Gringos, Kasper T. Toeplitz, John Zorn/COBRA, Orquestra Del Caos, Angel Pereira, Salvador Niebla, Acelino de Paula, Eugene Martynec, Carles Benavent, David Xirgu, Marc Parrot, Barcelona Ad Libitum, Carme Cuesta, 2impar, Dom Famularo, Marc Miralta, Omer Avital, Percussions de Barcelona, Alexis Cuadrado i Victor Prieto.


Album Joan Sanmarti “Inmersion“, Best Catalonian Jazz recording in 1988 by RNE3.

Award Composer of Year (1996) by Associació de Músics de Jazz de Catalunya (Catalonian Jazz musicians association) .


NYX (1995) for a wind quartet and computer system.

I See Caos (1995-96) , work granted by L'Institut Universitari de l'Audiovisual /Fundació Phonos.

1ª Exposició (1996) for saxophone quartet.

Xtrapolución #1 (1996) for tenor guitar, vibraphone, percussion and computer system.

Xtrapolución #2 (1996) for chamber sextet.

Rellotges Efimers (1997) for piano, acordion , vibraphone, synth - guitar and narrator.

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”...In sum, Sanmarti’s clear-sighted writing and strong leadership impart the winning edge. They don’t reinvent the proverbial wheel, as the quintet’s mode of execution offers a hefty dose of disparate viewpoints, translating into an abundance of articulate musical yarns.” Glen Astarita. “
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Willing to teach

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teaching Jazz guitar, music composition, and software tools for music at Esmuc (Barcelona)




Jazzgranollers records



Jazzgranollers records



Satchmo Jazz Records


Quatre Portes de Fes

New Mood Jazz Records


44 de Gibraltar

From: 1967
By Joan Sanmarti

He venido de muy lejos

From: Quatre Portes de Fes
By Joan Sanmarti


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