A gifted singer and trumpeter, Spain’s Andrea Motis makes emotive, romantic jazz. Born in Barcelona in 1995, Motis studied trumpet and saxophone from a young age.
By the time she was 13 years old, she was singing and playing trumpet in the Sant Andreu Jazz Band under the supervision of her mentor, saxophonist Joan Chamorro. In 2010, at age 15, she made her recorded debut with the standards album Joan Chamorro Presenta Andrea Motis. More well-received albums followed, including 2012’s Feeling Good and 2015’s Live at Palau de la Música. In 2017, Motis made her Impulse! Records debut with Emotional Dance. by Matt Collar
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