Alberto started his Jazz studies on the Pablo Sarasate Superior Conservatory (Pamplona, Spain), finishing with Honors and having the Award to the best musician of his graduating year.
After this Award, he moved to Amsterdam (Netherlands), where he studied "Saxofon Jazz Bachelor" in Conservatorium Van Amsterdam, having classes from Dick Oatts, Gerald Clayton, Ferdinand Povel, Dave Douglas, Gary Foster and Don Menza, among many others, having the award to the Best Instrumentalist of his year.
On 2014 he recorded BAT the first record of "Alberto Arteta Band". And in 2016 he records his second CD: "The Legacy. Nowadays, he is playing in a long amount of Jazz Festivals and seasons with this new Band.
Alberto has taken part on a huge list of records, in this point they have to be highlighted: Anaut - Time goes on (2016) , Jorge Garrido Monk Trío - Vintage (2015), Mauro Urriza Group - Blues for Oteiza (2014), Kike Arza Quintet - Currículum (2013), Anaut - 140 (2012), Broken Brothers Brass Band – In the mud (2014), The life we deserve (2012), etc..
Nowadays, Alberto Arteta is working as Sax Jazz Professor on the Pablo Sarasate Superior Conservatory of Navarra (Spain) and he leads his own project: Alberto Arteta Group, Jazzy Leap Band, Kike Arza Trío, Anaut, Jean Marie Ecay Quartet, Jorge Garrido Trío, Kike Arza Quintet, Ulrich Calvo Group... including the collaboration in the record of some of these Bands.
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ALBERTO ARTETA GROUP is a quintet made by young musicians residents in area of north of Spain. Recently, this group has obtained the prestigious award BBK IMPULSO 2013 to the best jazz project due to the quality, originality and sassy of this young band.
With influences from big musicians like Mark Turner, Marc Jonson, Seamus Blaks, Brian Blade, Ambrose Akinmusire, Walter Smith III, and many others, the songs composed by the saxo Alberto Arteta propose a return trip from the origin to the more contemporaneous jazz.
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“Slow life”, first record of Ulrich Calvo Group winner of Premio Impulso of BBK Jazz Award on 2015.
El contrabajista Marcelo Escrich publica Charlie Haden Songbook, su personal homenaje a Charlie Haden liderando el grupo Silent Trio.
Una formación sin piano ni batería, en la que le acompañan el saxofonista Alberto Arteta y el guitarrista Luis Giménez.
Tanto estos como Escrich son tres integrantes esenciales en la pujante escena del jazz en Navarra.albertoarteta.com
Recorded in analogic, ant Brazil studios (Madrid). The 12 original tunes on this record "TIME GOES ON" are made by more than 15 professional musicians.
Time goes on is born to be a important step on the development of Anaut's style, who adds influences of Rock & Roll and folk to his sound R&B.albertoarteta.com
This Jass group leaded byt the drummer Jorge Garrido was born on 2014 with the target of addapting old compositions of Thelonius Monk and create a personal identity as a band. On 2015 made their first record called "Vintage”, concept which can be found also on the way that the musicians play and the personal sound, as the record was recorded on a XVI century church.
Jorge Garrido - Drums
Alberto Arteta - Sax
Marcelo Scrich - Bass
Terela Gradin - Voicealbertoarteta.com
Only in few times, the life gives a second chance, it is not necessary to be old person to know it. The Broken Brothers Brass Band, nevertheless, continues creating new music style, new music forms and improving their own style, with bravery. Due to this develop of their music, the band continues playing on the streets of hundreds of cities.
It is admirable that the keenness of one band can make the listener get inside of their music, making everybody dance and enjoy those short moments of the life where the people feel happy. For the happiness of the people, Broken Brothers Brass Band made their second record: IN THE MUD. Acoustic instruments, samplers, scratches, rhythms, claps, laughs... everything together, powerful and well mixed. One nation under a groove.albertoarteta.com
It will be impossible to forget you.
José Luis Larraburu (oboe), Ion Celestino (trumpet), Alberto Arteta (sax), Iñaki Rodriguez (sax), &AACUTE;lvaro Diaz (tuba), Luis Gimenez (guitar), Marcelo Escrich (bass), Fran Gazol (drums), and, of course, The Great Mauro (piano y compositions). An innovative and indispensable record.albertoarteta.com
Currículum es el primer trabajo del contrabajista pamplonés Kike Arza y su quinteto, que consiguió en 2012 el premio "Impulso” de los III Premios BBK Jazz. Rodeado de excelentes acompañantes, cada uno de ellos con sus propios proyectos, Kike Arza ha conseguido un grupo muy homogéneo en todas su líneas con aportaciones que reflejan el sello característico de cada una de ellas.
Kike Aza quintet son:
Kike Arza, Contrabajo
Mikel Andueza, Saxo Alto
Alberto Arteta, Saxto Tenor
Alejandro Mingot, Guitarra
Juanma Urriza, Bateríaalbertoarteta.com
Curriculun is the first work of the bass player Kike Arza and his quintet, who won in 2012 the BBK IMPULSO award. Surrounded by excellent companions, each with their own projects, Kike Arza has achieved a very homogeneous group in all their lines with inputs that reflect the characteristic of each line of the members.
Kike Aza quintet are:
Kike Arza, Double Bass
Mikel Andueza, Alto Sax
Alberto Arteta, Tenor Sax
Alejandro Mingot, Guitar
Juanma Urriza, Drumsalbertoarteta.com
"An album recorded with exceptional quality. A live concert order not to miss. Anaut: A Star Is Born". Santiago Alcanda "Como lo Oyes" Radio3.
"Anaut just is 31, but is one of those rare people from Madrid with pedigree, and he shows a remarkable talent as a soul singer, guitarist and songwriter. One of the best kept secrets in town." Fernando Neira, El País.
"Rhythm, music, soul and confidence. Those four words define 140." Natalia Castro, Cadena SER
Punjab is the work of guitarist Max Canalda published by the foundation Mans Paideia , as winner of the Jury Prize at the 3rd edition of the Jazz Fusion Mans Paideia Foundation. The album was recorded on 15 and 16 May 2013 in A Coruña studies Mans. The album features Alberto Arteta (tenor sax), Javier Callen (bass) and Israel Tubilleja (drums).albertoarteta.com
The group was formed as a duo in Pamplona in 1990, Miguel 'Lawyer' González (vocals) and Michel 'Montgomery' Remon (guitar), and then the addition of new members become a band. Hundreds of concerts guarantee our Chicago Blues style, in English and Castilian songs, classics and their own songs. Throughout more than 20 years, DE2 EN BLUES BAND has enjoyed (and actually enjoy) with the major themes of African-American music, mainly blues and soul. We need to seek communication, contact and complicity of the public to, together, living a party exaltation of our style of music, an unforgettable night.albertoarteta.com
Active since 2006 with members of the pioneering Amama Luisa Brass Band in their ranks, the music of Broken Brothers is based on the street and festive contemporary sound of the Brass Bands of New Orleans. Funk, Gospel, Jazz and modern flood their energetic performances, with collective improvisation as a central feature.
They have played in many scenarios and streets, at festivals such as Jazz Festival in Donostia-San Sebastian, Getxo Jazz Festival, Jazz outside (Zaragoza), Festival of street bands Haizetara (Amorebieta), but also at parties of any people! They say, in the spirit of the brass bands that are debtors, "we played all kinds of events." At other times they are able to simply mounted in the van and appear without warning, for they touch on the streets of any city ...albertoarteta.com
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With Jorge Garrido MONK Trío:
Kike Arza Quintet
con Kike Arza, Mikel Andueza, Alejandro Mingot y Juanma Urrizaalbertoarteta.com
Con Javi Callén, Dani Lizarraga y Roberto Nievaalbertoarteta.com
Jean Marie Ecay Quartet
Kike Arza & Jean Marie Ecay & Juanma Urriza & Alberto Artetaalbertoarteta.com
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Juanma Urriza & Alberto Arteta & Satxa Soriazu & Luis Giménez & Kike Arzaalbertoarteta.com
Alberto Arteta & Marco Mezquidaalbertoarteta.com
ALberto Arteta & Javi Callén & Borja Barruetaalbertoarteta.com
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