A journey through the Basque musical roots and other nearby cultures, with echoes of more distant sonorities...
Kuttune is an emerging folk band led by percussionist and singer Nerea Quincoces.
A quality lives performance that allows you to enjoy different sounds and instrumentations with 10 professional musicians on stage.
Their repertoire is inspired by the folklore of the Basque Country, with hints of neighboring music, all fused with new sounds from various parts of the world.
The group's sonority is based on deep research on several sources, such as archives, songbooks, and field recordings, as well as on the search for new tones and textures that combine the modern and the ancestral.
All the music of this show was recently recorded on the band Kuttune's album "Hauxe da!", which was released in the summer of 2021, through its premiere on various stages.
Recently they won 2022's "Folkez Blai" band contest.
Originally from Artziniega and born in 1993, she studied music at the Higher School of Music of the Basque Country. She has dedicated her research to traditional Iberian percussion, as well as Afro-Cuban and African percussion, being trained by percussionists such as Aleix Tobias, Madelin Espinosa, Vanesa Muela, Jose Luis Quintana... Her interest in these musical traditions has led her to create Kuttune, a project of experimentation on roots music.
Born in Barcelona in 1988, he trained as a jazz trombonist at the Higher School of Music of the Basque Country and later continued his studies of electric bass with Guillem Aguilar. He is currently a composer and arranger for various ensembles and soundtracks, as well as the director of the Nostrum Bigband, an original jazz ensemble, for which he arranges and composes based on the traditional music of our territory.
Born in Getxo (1986), he has more than 15 years of experience as a rock singer in several bands such as Ready Aim Fire, Southern lights, Athend, etc., in which he has also composed and recorded several albums. Since then he has explored other genres such as Soul, currently forming part of the band Div@s of Soul, or Gospel, with the Goizargi Gospel Choir project.
Born in Barakaldo (1993), she studied flute at the Higher School of Music of Navarra and later specialized at Musikene, Higher School of Music of the Basque Country. She has been a member of chamber music groups, orchestras, and bands. Nowadays she combines teaching with performance, initiating herself in other musical styles.
Born in Bermeo (1977), he is a saxophonist specialising in jazz and modern music, who currently combines teaching with different musical projects. He has a diverse musical background, with rock guitar beginnings and various experimental influences, which converge in the practice of improvisation as the philosophy of this eclectic musician.
Born in Gasteiz (1993), he studied the clarinet at the Higher School of Music of the Basque Country, being awarded a scholarship to pursue a master's degree at Temple University in Philadelphia. He has taken part in various chamber music ensembles, won several prizes in the specialty, and performed as a soloist numerous times. Currently, he has specialised in some traditional wind instruments, such as the alboka.
Born in Logroño (1991), she studied piano at the Higher School of Music of Navarra and a master's degree in performance at the UAX, extending her training as a pianist in countries such as France, Italy, Switzerland, and Belgium. She has performed as a soloist with the Navarra Symphony Orchestra and has performed piano and chamber music concerts in numerous venues in Spain. She combines teaching with concerts as an accompanist for various choral groups.
Born in Zaragoza in 1986, he holds a diploma in music teaching from the UPV-EHU, a degree in classical guitar from the Higher School of Music of the Basque Country, Musikene, and teaches and performs classical, acoustic, and electric guitar in different schools and groups. He is a member of several groups of different styles (from folk to pop-rock, including baroque) such as Sarrabete, Kolme Katu, Soinuak Haizean, Capitán Tortuga, Miren eta Roberto Etxebarria.
Graduated in higher jazz studies from Musikene in 2016, with a master's degree in jazz performance at Prins Claus Conservatorium in Groningen in 2018 and a second master's degree with a full scholarship from the Fulbright Commission at Queens College in New York in 2021. Over the years, he has shared the stage with musicians such as Perico Sambeat, Ariel Bringuez, Andrzej Olejniczak, Mariano Díaz, Joaquín Chacón, Víctor Merlo... He is currently a member of the bands Xahu, Kuttune and North Coast