Gaining a reputation as a fantastic trombone player and superb singer as well, we are rounding off the festival with some late night laid back Jazz.
Rita has performed in some of the most venerated stages and festivals in the country and abroad, such as Barcelona Jazz Festival, Jamboree Jazz Club, L’Auditori de Barcelona, Barnaswing, Summer Festivals in several villages of Catalonia as well as venues in France and Switzerland.
We are delighted to bring her to Southport for the first time.
Rita Payés was born in 1999 in Vilassar de Mar (Barcelona). She has lived Music with intensity and proximity since she was a child as her parents are musicians and began studying at the School of Music in Premià de Mar, initially playing the piano with Montse Massaguer. At the age of 8 years, at the School of Modern Music in Badalona, she added trombone to his studies with David Sanabria and then for about 6 years with Joan Palacio.
In July 2013 she entered the Sant Andreu Jazz Band, under the direction of Joan Chamorro. She very quickly built a name for herself, and recorded and shared the stage with musicians such as Scott Robinson, Scott Hamilton, Dick Oats and recorded two albums for the label Jazz To Jazz:
Joan Chamorro presenta Rita Payés (2014) featuring Scott Hamilton and Lua Amarela (2016)