Pepe BAOLa scène de la Plage
The great bassist Pepe Bao is a unique figure on the Spanish musical panorama musical. He co-directed with Andreas Lutz the group O’Funk’illo, and collaborated for many years with Raimundo Amador, Obús, Barón Rojo, and Medina Azahara. He is known as one of the most important bass players, one who brought the bass out of the “backroom” and reclaimed all its musical value. His repertoire includes diverse styles of music. A multitude of recordings and countless performances have elevated his musical career, which has included dozens of projects. Today, Pepe is an institution and a reference for more than one generation of bassists. He has been invited to share the stage with major international stars such as Marcus Miller and BB King. He presents his second solo album at the Festival, accompanied on keyboard and drums.
*In partnership with the Embassy of Spain