BIOGRAFÍA IVÓ OLLER
Ivó Oller Soler – Mataró, 1972
Scholarship and degree in Professional Music from the Berklee College of Music (Boston, USA), where he trained in composition, Music Synthesis and Performance. His experience as a trumpet player includes performances with the Barcelona Jazz Orchestra (with Jon Faddis, Nicholas Payton, Benny Golson, Frank Wess, Jesse Davis), Barcelona Big Latin Band, Big Band Jazz Terrassa (in which he has played with Carmen Lundy, Laura Simó, Carme Canela and Christina Machado), Big Acoustic Band (directed by Alfons Carrascosa) Omara Portuondo, Michael Philip Mossman, Dani Nel·lo, La Locomotora Negra, in different musicals such as “Follies”, “Merrily” or “Chicago” (with Àngels Gonyalons and Mar Regueras), Orchestra Plateria, Marcel Casellas, Miqui Puig, the 2004-06 tour with David Civera and the participation in different Latin festivals in Massachusetts (USA) and in the "Made in Catalunya Festival" (Nova York). He has also played in jazz festivals and cycles such as Barcelona, Terrassa, Grec, Granollers, Ramatuelle and Marciac (France), Tarragona, Girona, Ciutat Vella (Barcelona), Calella, Torroella de Montgrí, Center for Contemporary Culture of Barcelona (CCCB), Roses...
He has recorded thirty CDs of which we can highlight the recording with Nicholas Payton and the Barcelona Jazz Orchestra playing as a lead trumpet, the recording with “La Fura dels Baus” and with record labels such as “Fresh Sound”, “Discmedi”, or “Picap”; several collaborations with TV1, TV3, Tele 5 and Antena 3; He has mused three documentaries: “Memòria d’una convicció”, “Mirant al Sud” and “Dignitat” with “Clack Produccions” and was also chosen for the composition and recording of a project for Big Bands of the SGAE. He has recorded the music of Micka Luna for the soundtrack of "Los Pelayo"
He leads his own jazz quintet with which he has recorded a CD entirely with original songs and has also participated in the recording of the TV show “Jazz a l’estudi” on TV3.
Way is the second work of Ivó Oller, an album made with own themes, original compositions and some versions, which are dressed in a much more electric look. From a solid base in the form of a quartet, Oller opens this work to musicians who have been present in one of the many moments of his career, since it seeks to capture in this album all those influences, shared experiences and anecdotes of the people that he has been finding “by the way...