From a Brazilian mother and a musician father, Andréa will be rocked from an early age by the rhythms of samba and bossa-nova. Andrea will study jazz at the regional conservatory of Toulon and at the IMFP of Salon de Provence, which will allow her to learn improvisation and to use harmony to write her own repertoire. It is while browsing the stages that she meets the musicians who accompany her today, friends leaving for a project that opens up to the horizons of jazz and Brazilian music, inspired by the essential Antonio Carlos Jobim, Tania Maria but also from the new generation of jazz, Gretchen parlato, Robert Glasper….
Gold medalist in classical guitar and Jazz at the Toulon conservatory. We have heard him alongside rising artists of the new generation of French jazz such as Laurent Coulondre, Gautier Garrigue, Bastien Ribot, Jérémy Bruyère …
Self-taught bassist and double bassist with Jazz and African-American influences
Drummer who turned very early to improvised music and drums teacher, graduated from the Marseille Conservatory.
For the first time, he heard something that he knew to be music. He heard people singing. Behind him, across vast distances of space and time, from the place he had left, he thought he heard music too. But perhaps, it was only an echo.
At the crossroads of Jazz, Brazilian and African American music, Andrea Caparros Quartet releases an ambitious and captivating first album. The programmers and the public were not mistaken, because it was also on stage that the Quartet was able to share its musical universe, of which we cannot remain indifferent. It is during festivals, Jazz à Toulon, Jazz des Cinq continents (Marseille), Wolfi Jazz Festival, Albertville Jazz Festival, or in the first part of international artists, Eric Legnini, Rhoda Scott, Calypso Rose, Stanley Clarke etc … that we were able to measure the creativity of these four musicians.