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currículum · NÉSTOR MUNT
Trumpet, flugelhorn, melophone
Born in Barcelona
Music theory, piano and trumpet at the Barcelona Municipal Conservatory
Jazz seminar with Thad Jones
Counterpoint with Gabriel Brnzic
Percussion and Cuban Music at the Instituto Superior de Música Popular Ignacio Cervantes in La Habana, Cuba.
Seminar with Pierre Thibaud
Harmony with Alvaro Is
Trumpet with Américo Belloto
Musictherapy with Núria Casas
Tomatis Technique with Cori López and the ALTOM association.
Program SAT with Ramon Resino and Ginetta Pacella.
PNL with Bernardo Armas.
Begins professional career at 17 years of age as a soul musician.
Works with “Els Comediants” in their show Non Plus Plis.
Plays with the Barcelona Jazz Quintet.
Works on El retaule del flautista, 1972.
Founding member of the group Blay Tritono.
Member of the Toca a l’Orquestra Plateria, 1977-1980.
Tours Italy with both Els Comediants and the Orquestra Plateria, 1979.
Has worked for more than 15 years with the Catalan organisation JJMM giving school concerts about the musical families and the history of Jazz, plus trumpet workshops for primary and secondary schools.
Consultant for the thetre play Ondina.
Writer and assessor of musical instruments for the magazine Músicos 1986-1994.
Assessor for the trumpet manufacturers Stomvi, 1987.
Teacher at the Maria Anglada school and at the Avinyó school 1986-1994.
Teacher of trumpet and combos at the Municipal School of Music in Montserrat.
Since 1997, teaches trumpet and combos at the Municipal School of music in Olesa.
Concerts for people with special needs.
Musician in the show Happy End with music by Kurt Weil, musical director Ramon Simó.
For more than 11 years performer in the jazz and poetry show El Viatge with actor Quim Lecina.
Design of the concert “Escoltem Musica”, where 3 musicians play 20 instruments from the 4 musical families.
Writes the soundtrack for the short film Déjeme que le cuente.
Sets up the brass quintet to perform music by J. Alavedra in Shakepear’s Mesura por mesura, at the Catalan National Theatre, directed by Calixto Bieito.
Member of the official band to accompany the “III festival ple de riure” in Masnou.
Musical director for the Entelequia Quartet; 2 trumpets, 1 trombone and 1 trombone-tuba.
Writer of the soundtrack for the film Gala.
Performs in the play Començament sense fi, by F. Kafka,
directed by G. Lavaudant, at the Catalan National Teatre.
Writer and publisher of the self-help method El solfeo no es feo.
NÉSTOR MUNT has worked alongside
Juli Sandarán, Emile Lachambre, Tete Montoliu, Pedro Iturralde, Dani Nel·lo,
Oriol Perucho, J. A. Amargós, Steve Lacy, Xavier Batllés, Enric Cervera, Eduardo Polonio, Jorge Sarraute, Joan Rectoret, Chab Samir, Eugeni Gil, Javier Navarrete, Noé Rivas, Jordi Bonell, Marcel Casellas, Rita Pavone, Nicola di Bari, Moncho, Raphael , Lola Floresy Emilio Aragon (Los Monanos), among others.
HE HAS PERFORMED with
Gato Pérez, Pernil Latino, Hilario Camacho, Salseta del Poble Sec, O. Encantada,
Huapachá Combo, Atlanta, Modern Latin Ensemble, Naïf, Dixie Pan,
The Supremes, Bossa Tres, Estrellas de Gracia, Erroll Woisky Blues Band, Lisboa Zentral Café, Arrigo Tomasi Ragtime Ensemble y Baile de Salón, the Big Bands of the Taller de Músics, Aula de Jazz and Francesc Burrull.
And has recorded more than 300 records and cd’s as a session musician
Nestor Munt has also provided the musical input for more than 1000 occasions (inaugurations, elections, conventions, parties, weddings, concerts, funerals, etc.), meeting the specific requirements of each setting
Currently, he is working as teacher of trumpet and combo, musical director of the Wind Ensemble Bandalix (www.bandalix.com), the trio Cantus Firmus and the quartet UROS 4, and never ceases to enjoy playing all kinds of music with all kinds of musician.
For more than 25 years, Nestor Munt has worked on the design, construction and setup of a diverse array of projects (stage scenery, industrial machinery, cars, hydraulics, wood and glass fibre). He has access to infrastructures is able to provide the logistics necessary to develop future projects.