BIO



David Heredia is a composer and multiinstrumentist born in Granada, Spain in 1977. David Heredia, "el Marques" started to get interested in music at the age of sixteen. He started to produce electronic music inspired on Orbital, Kraftwerk, and Bandulus among others.

David Heredia is a musical researcher who has taken part in several flamenco experimental projects during his career:

In 2002, David came out spain for first time to present "Carvajales" in India accompanied by Ana Sola and Carolina Morales. "Carvajales"represented to Spain at 50th Anritavarsham mundial festival for peace.

Festival website

Blog entry

In 2005 David started Babole, which means Windgate, in collaboration with Carolina Morales and Christoph Broll. This band has been presented in Spain, Germany, Belgium, Switch, Italy, and Morocco.

Myspace Babole

Across the borders

From 2006 to 2008, in collaboration with Gabriel Menacho and Alberto Serrano, local emergent producers from Zenete sound, David Heredia produced a lot experimental songs. Some of those creations may be consulted on the following links:

Myspace Paradise Tour 88

Myspace Barrio Cascabeles

In 2009, David travelled to Turkey together with Manuel Reina's proyect "flamenco a la turca". During his stance David worked with several musicians, such as Alper Kargin or Didem Ezgi Kurt... Kurtulus was born as fruit of David's turquish experiences during the same year. In this project, David fuses flamenco with jazz. The band was presented in several festivals such as "A Pie de Calle" (Almeria), Etnomusic (Valencia), Jazz Zaharrean (Vitoria)

Myspace Kurtulus

Jazz Zaharrean

Dossier kurtulus

In 2012 David composed and directed "Agua", show produced by La Mota Recording and performed weekly by Carolina Morales, Miguel Rodriguez "Cheyenne", Jose Maria Pedraza "Petaca", Joaquin Sanchez, Juan Masana, and Ana Sola at Granada's Anfitheater.

Agua

Pararelly, in collaboration with Dan Ben Lior, David collaborated in "Tres X Cuatro" presented on FEX in Granada at Theater Jose Tamayo.

In 2013, David played with Antonio Heredia "Chonico" in the Roman anfitheater of Plobit, Bulgary.

"La Penca Records", born at the end of 2015, is a recording studio located inside a Sacromonte's cave where David Heredia and Felipe Munhuesa produce electronic groove music and record some local emergent artists.

In 2016 David started "Flamenco jazz nordico", in collaboration with Mirella Pendolin, Pekka Saarikorpi, and Kalle Katz, touring in some places in Finland, including Helsinki.

During this year, David composed and directed "Romance de agua y piedra", in collaboration with Carolina Morales, Almudena Ballesteros, Zaida Ballesteros, Manuel Biarnes, Pablo Martinez "Chocolate", and Lidia Avivar. Romance de Agua y Piedra was presented at Sacromonte's caves Museum weekly during summer.

During his career, David Heredia has collaborated with a huge amount of international and national jazz and flamenco musicians. "El Marques" declares to continue learning and looking for new musical challenges.

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Flamenco Nordico Finland tour
Helsinki - March 2016

Flamenco Nordico Finland tour
Loovisa - March 2016

Across the border festival
Germany - August 2012

Anfiteatro, a place with a privileged and unique placement, offers a fantastic show, where the music flows like ‘WATER’. This is the name of the musical concert of this city, that mixes the Nazari music with a modern flamenco music, including the mythical dance performance, Zambra , whose origin is half gypsy half Moorish.
You will enjoy all of this with an autentic granadino taste and with The Alhambra and Albaycin in the background. Anfi teatro makes you feel real passion for this Art offering you the best artists of the Granada flamenco show. The nights will be unforgettable not only for the typical dancing and singing but for the lovely sights. Turn that night into a unique memory of Granada’s culture and enjoy it with all your senses.
Before the Water show, Anfiteatro has the pleasure of inviting you to a Spanish wine glass and a welcome cocktail.
Granada - June 2012

La Catedral de Santa María acoge el concierto de Kúrtulus, una fusión de jazz, blues y música étnica con base flamenca Vitoria-Gasteiz, 2 de julio de 2009.- El pórtico de la Catedral de Santa María acogerá el sábado la actuación del grupo Kúrtulus, una mezcla de música y danza que incluye jazz, blues, música étnica, brasileña y electrónica siempre con base flamenca. Este concierto se enmarca en el ciclo ‘Abierto por concierto’ y en el festival de jazz y otras músicas del Casco Viejo, Jazzaharrean. Dará comienzo a las 20 horas y es necesario recoger invitación previa.
El concierto de esta semana estará protagonizado por Kúrtulus, una mezcla de música y danza que incluye una gran variedad de estilos fusionados. Jazz, blues, música étnica, brasileña y electrónica, entre otras, siempre con una base flamenca. Durante su actuación en el pórtico de Santa María presentarán un espectáculo en el que todos los temas son originales, creados por los propios componentes.
Kúrtulus nació en Granada en el año 2002 y desde entonces ha participado en una gran cantidad de espectáculos dentro y fuera del país. En 2003 recorrió la India con el espectáculo "Carvajales" representando a España en la celebración mundial por la paz. Asimismo, ha actuado en Londres (2005) y Alemania (2007), y el pasado año permanecieron de gira seis meses en Estambul colaborando en el proyecto "flamenco a la turca", una iniciativa que fusionaba flamenco con la música de Turquía y con la que se enriquecieron con otros ritmos y estilos musicales.
Está integrado por David Heredia (guitarra flamenca), Ángel Sánchez (laúd español), Edu ‘Bajero’ (bajo y tablas indias), ‘El Pirata’ (percusión, voz y guitarra y Carolina Morales (baile).
Como es habitual, este concierto se enmarca en el programa ‘Abierto por concierto’ organizado por la Fundación Catedral Santa María. Sin embargo, en este caso forma parte, además, de Jazzaharrean el festival de jazz y otras muchas músicas que entre el 1 y el 10 de julio se está celebrando en diferentes escenarios del Casco Medieval.
El concierto dará comienzo a las 20 horas en el pórtico de la Catedral. Puesto que el aforo es limitado para poder asistir a este recital es necesario recoger las invitaciones en el Centro de Recepción de Visitantes (Plaza de la Burullería).
Santa Maria Katedrala Fundazioa - Vitoria Gasteiz - July, 2nd 2009

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