Sergio Pamies

Instrument: Piano

Born: July 6, 1983

Born in Granada, Spain in 1983, Pamies has published three albums under his name; Entre Amigos (PSM, 2008), Borrachito (Bebyne Records, 2011), and What Brought You Here? (Bebyne Records, 2017). Critics have acknowledged his talent for composition, the lyrical qualities of his playing, and his natural and spontaneous ability to fuse the traditional jazz language and flamenco music of his childhood

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Ese cachorro está que muerde. Paquito d'Rivera, Borrachito 2011

Sergio Pamies, a young Andalusian pianist, makes this recording a great entry into Spanish discography. A Jazz record? Not only. Flamenco? Not only. Maybe we are talking about flamenco-jazz? Not exactly. This Borrachito goes beyond the mere juxtaposition of two genres (as we see too often). This record marks the concern of a musician who has bathed in flamenco music and cannot (and does not want to) discard it, as well as his attraction for the great music of the twentieth century, jazz. Patrick Dalmace, Jazz Hot Magazine (France) 2013

Pamies chooses elegance (above other qualities), displaying such a great ability at the level of the legends of Flamenco jazz and Latin jazz. Martí Farré, JAÇ Magazine (Spain) 2012

Flamenco and jazz interact, not just complementing each other, but melting together. January Ruiz, W1M World Music Magazine (Spain) 2012

Rich DeRosa arranged Shorter's “Infant Eyes” and Silver's “Song for My Father,” the last featuring the band's talented pianist, Sergio Pamies Jack Bowers, allaboutjazz.com 2014

Sergio Pamies, pianist of the new batch of Granada, whom some recognize the new Chano Domínguez. Chema García Martínez, El País (Spain) 2008

Pamies has a solid jazz formation and an undoubted talent for composition. Karles Torra, La Vanguardia 2008

Yet, it did not sound like imitating Domínguez's approach

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Primary Instrument

Piano

Willing to teach

Intermediate to advanced

Credentials/Background

DMA, University of North Texas, 2011. Major: Piano Performance (concentration in jazz studies) MM, University of North Texas, 2011. Major: Jazz Performance (Piano) BM, Conservatorio Liceo, Barcelona (Spain), 2007. Major: Jazz Performance (Piano) Teaching Experience: • Adjunct Faculty, Mountain View College (Dallas, TX). January 2016 – Present. Jazz Piano lessons, Jazz Small Group, Music Appreciation • Visiting Professor, Golden Jazz Contemporary Music Institute (Zhuhai, China). 2015 – Present. • Teaching Fellow, University of North Texas (Denton, TX). August 2008 – May 2016. Jazz Piano lessons, Jazz Small Group, Director of Large Ensembles, Jazz Piano and Vibraphone Fundamentals. • Instructor, L’AULA (Barcelona, Spain). September 2005 – June 2008. Jazz Piano lessons, Jazz Small Group.

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