Giulia Valle at the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal

Giulia Valle at the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal

This summer the Giulia Valle Trio will be touring the U.S. and Canada showing the quality of Spanish Jazz.

Italy-born and Barcelona-raised, composer, bassist, and bandleader Giulia Valle began her musical studies with a classical education at the Liceo Conservatory before crossing the ocean to sharpen her jazz skills in New York City among players such as Scott Colley and Ben Street.

Now a defining influence on the thriving sound of contemporary Barcelona jazz, Valle incorporates influences in Spanish, Brazilian, and Argentine musical traditions into her compositions and performance. However, she maintains a connection to New York and to those she worked with there, including trumpeter John McNeil, who featured her on his 2003 album This Way Out. The interplay of Spanish and New York traditions is part of what gives Barcelona jazz its particular aesthetic –meaning that Valle bears strong responsibility for shaping the sound of her city.

Giulia Valle Trio

  • Giulia Valle, bass.
  • Marco Mezquida, piano.
  • David Xirgu, drums.
  • Music
  • Montreal
  • Fri, June 26, 2015
  • 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

4 years ago


Venue map

Club Jazz Casino de Montréal à la place SNC-Lavalin, Montreal



More information

Festival's website


Organized by the Festival International de Jazz de Montréal with the support of SPAIN arts & culture, the Spanish Society of Authors, Composers & Publishers, and the Institute Ramon Llull. Photo by Joan Cortès.