SAXOPHONE PLAYER, COMPOSER, IMPROVISER & MULTIDISCIPLINARY ARTIST

 
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LA JAULA SE HA VUELTO PáJARO Y SE HA VOLADO

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Citizen Jazz

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All about jazz

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Free from free jazz

"Jazz al sur"

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Sound Contest

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"En una escena hecha en buena parte de vitalidad juvenil, se destacó especialmente la saxofonista Camila Nebbia."

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Salt Peanuts

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CAMILA NEBBIA

Camila Nebbia is a saxophone player, composer, improviser, multidisciplinary artist and activist from Buenos Aires, Argentina recently based in Stockholm, Sweden. Her artistic practice and work reflect the constant creation of new sounds and visual landscapes, exploring the relationship between different forms of composition, free improvisation, electronic music and mixed media where memory and identity are one of the main resonances of her work. Her visual work includes super 8 film, archives & digital video. Co-creator and curator of the collective interdisciplinary group and improvised series “La Jaula se ha vuelto pájaro y se ha volado” and the concert series “guillotina fest” and creator and curator of the streaming concert series called “The warmth of proximity” where womxn & non binary improvisers and experimental performers from different parts of the world participates, and that was premiered by the Experimental Sound Studio of Chicago. Forms part of the collective independent record label from Portugal “Habitable records”. Played and collaborated with many different artistic projects in Buenos Aires and international scene such as Valentin Garvie, La Big Nant, Axel Filip Sextet, Nacho Szulga 5, El devenir del río, Julian Mekler sextet, Burka, Maya Keren, Paula Shocron, Barbara Togander, Patrick Shiroishi, Paul Pignon, Vinnie Sperazza, Nicola Hein, Kenneth Jimenez, Lesley Mok, Violeta García, Julian Mekler sextet, Susana Santos Silva, Elsa Bergman, Tony Malaby, among others. Has released as a band leader “A veces la luz de lo que existe resplandece solamente a la distancia” (Kuai 2017), “De este lado” (Club del disco 2019), Aura (ears&eyes records 2020),“Corre el río de la memoria” (ramble records 2021) and “Presencias” (Sound Holes 2021).

 

Studied classical saxophone at the Conservatory "Astor Piazzolla", jazz at the "Manuel de Falla" Conservatory and Film Direction at the Universidad Del Cine. At the present time is studying the master degree program “CoPeCo Contemporary Performance and Composition. The two-year program occurs each semester in a different institution: Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre in Estonia, Royal College of Music in Stockholm in Sweden, National Superior Conservatory of Music Dance of Lyon in France and Hamburg University of Music and Theatre in Germany, won the Erasmus grant to support her studies. In 2015 won a scholarship from the Fondo Nacional de las Artes (FNA) to assist to a workshop about composition and improvisation in Bariloche, Argentina. In 2017 participated in three different residencies and concerts with: Tim Berne, Marilyn Crispell and Ben Goldberg. Participated of the “SIM” workshop directed by Ralph Alessi in New York. In 2018 won together with the band “El devenir del rio” an FNA grant to compose music for their new album. In 2019 Won the grant “Raúl Urtazún & Frances Harley” to assist to the prestigious workshop of Jazz and Creative music at Banff Centre, Canada. Won the FNA “creation grant” to create new work and research about gender violence in Argentina. In 2020 participates of a tribute to the great argentine composer Gerardo Gandini at the “Centro de Experimentación of the Teatro Colón”. Participates in the online workshop “Ensemble Evolution” dictated by the International Contemporary Ensemble, hosted by the New School of Performing Arts of New York.  In 2021 Was invited to participate of the second cohort of Mutual Mentorship for Musicians M3 created by Jen Shyu, Sara Serpa & Jordannah Elisabeth 2021.

Grants, Scholarships & Awards:

  • Grant from FNA (fondo nacional de las artes) to assist improvisation & composition seminar 2015

  • Creation Grant from FNA to create new work with the group “El devenir del río” and other woman composers 2018

  • Ba Música grant with the group Mingunos 2019

  • Creation Grant from FNA to create new compositions 2019

  • Raúl Urtazún & Frances Harley scholarship to assist Banff workshop 2019

  • Erasmus grant to support her master studies 2020

  • FNA Second Prize of new album to “El devenir del río” 2020

   

   Workshops & Seminars:

  • Flute teacher at Lieco Frances 2014-2015

  • Teacher of the music and artistic workshop for kids in the kindergarden Viento sur, Argentina 2015-2016

  • Improvisation workshop at Fundación Telefónica, Lima Perú 2019 in colaboration with Nicolás del Aguila

  • “Improvisación y composición creativa” Improvisation & Composition workshop at Buenos Aires, Argentina 2020 in colaboration with Violeta García

  • “Identity in relationship with multidisciplinary artistic practice” In the jazz festival of Mar del Plata

  • “Improvisación y composición creativa” Improiation & Composition workshop Online hosted by EME (escuela de música experimental) 2021 in colaboration with Violeta García
     

Concerts & Festivals:

  • Part of Larry Braggs (Tower of power) band in Argentina 2014

  • Big band manuel de falla at Jazz festival of buenos aires with Ed Neumeister (2014), Jim Rotondi (2015) and Andrew D’Angelo (2015) as conducers.

  • Presentation of “Si una fuente se siente bien echando agua” multidisciplinary piece written by Camila Nebbia (2015)

  • Mingunos participates of jazz festival of Santa Fe (2015), Buenos aires (2016), Ramallo (2018), Jazz a la calle Uruguay (2019)

  • NYC tour 2017 with Kazuki Yanamaka Quintet and Axel Filip and Kenneth Jimenez trio

  • Tour to Lima Perú with the trio Burka (jazz festival in lima, paradero cultural, among others) 2019

  • Participates of the music residency of the prestigious trumpet player Valentin Garvie at the “Centro de experimentación del teatro Colón”. 2019

  • Invited to participate of the concert series at CCK (Centro cultural Kirchner) with her quartet

  • Jazz festival of buenos aires with Damsel Talk, La big Nant & La jaula se ha vuelto pájaro y se a volado 2019

  • Played and recorded with the piano player Maya Keren and the bass player Akiva Jacobs (both from U.S.A) at their visit in buenos aires.

  • NYC tour 2019 plays trio with Vinnie Sperazza & Kenneth Jimenez, quartet with Violeta García, Diana Arias & Joanna Mattrey and in Gabriel F

  • Participates of the homage of the great argentine composer Gerardo Gandini at the “centro de experimentación del teatro colón” 2020.

  • Plays and collaborates with several artists in argentina: Axel Filip sextet, El devenir del río, Violeta García, Luis Nacht, Daniel Iván Bruno, Julian Mekler Sextet, Valentin Garvie, Paula Shocron, Barbara Togander, Andres elstein, among others.

  • Co creates the collective group and concert series of womxn improviers “La jaula se ha vuelto pájaro y se ha volado” 2018-present time

  • Co creates and curates the multidisiciplary concert series called “Guillotina Fest” 2019

  • Invited to participate of the Mutual Mentorship for Musicians M3 created by Jen Shyu, Sara Serpa & Jordannah Elisabeth 2021

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