David Pastor

Jazz musician. Professor at Taller de Músics of Barcelona. Artistic Director at Original Jazz Orchestra of the Taller de Músics (Spain).

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Biography

German-born Spanish trumpeter, David Pastor began his trumpet studies in his hometown under Manuel Lopez with whom he acquired the foundation that would help him develop his trumpet technique for both classical and modern trumpet styles. He concluded his degree under Jaume Espigolé at the Municipal Conservatory of Music of Barcelona (Spain).

His jazz studies also began in his hometown. He began performing with the Valencia Jazz Band under the direction of Ramón Cardo. This would be the beginning of a rich jazz career allowing him to play and record with many of the most influential Spanish and international artists from both the jazz and pop music scene.

Some of the prestigious concert venues that David has performed on include Carnegie Hall (USA) and appearances at the international jazz festivals of Montreal (Canada), Montreux (Switzerland), Eurojazz (Mexico), Cully (Switzerland), Mercado Cultural de Salvador de Bahia (Brazil) and the Spanish festivals of San Sebastián and Barcelona.

Collaborations with singers and groups: Celia Cruz, Michael Bublé, Armando Manzanero, Presuntos Implicados, Sole Giménez, Lucrecia, Martirio, Miguel Poveda, Santiago Auserón, Seguridad Social, Lolita, Jaime Urrutia, Fundación Tony Manero...

Collaborations in jazz: Clark Terry, Chris Cheek, Mike Mossman, Steve Marcus, Richie Cole, Jack Walrath, Dennis Rowland, Paquito D'Rivera, Frank Wess, Bobby Shew, Slide Hampton, Pat Metheny, Bob Mintzer, Danilo Pérez, Giovanni Hidalgo, Donald Harrison, Solar Sides, Joan Albert Amargós, Perico Sambeat, Ximo Tebar, Jerez-Texas, Mario Rossy, Eladio Reinón, Joan Soler, Jordi Vilá, Fabio Miano...

Collaborations in classical music: National Chamber Orchestra of Moldova, Gran Canarias Philharmonic Orchestra.

Career
  • 2014: Best Jazz Soloist at Enderrock (Spain)
  • 2011 to present: Artistic Director at Original Jazz Orchestra of the Taller de Músics (Spain)
  • 2009 to present: Professor at Taller de Músics of Barcelona (Spain)
  • 1995-1998: Bachelors at Municipal Conservatory of Music of Barcelona (Spain)
  • 1991-1995: Student at Joaquín Rodrigo Advanced Conservatory of Music of Valencia (Spain)
  • 1991 to present: Jazz musician (Spain)
  • 1987-1991: Student at Elementary Conservatory of Music of Catarroja, Valencia (Spain)


All the video lessons by David Pastor