Quiqué Gomez

BIOGRAFIA

//ESPAÑOL//
Armonicista y cantante madrileño de nacimiento, Quique comienza a tocar la armónica a los 18
años y monta su primera banda, Juan Bourbon, Juan Scoth & Juan Beer, a los 20 años. Con esta
banda recorre los escenarios españoles durante la siguiente década mientras cursa sus estudios y
regenta un pequeño club. En 2008, a sus 31 años, visita Chicago y conoce allí a algunos de los
máximos exponentes del Blues con los que comienza a trabajar frecuentemente en ambos lados
del Atlántico. Quique ha pisado escenarios de 4 continentes, compartiéndolos con artistas de la
talla de John Primer, Eddie C. Campbell, Bob Stroger, Rockin Johnny (con el que está actualmente
preparando un nuevo disco), Jimmy Burns, Tail Dragger, Kenny Blues Boss Wayne…
Quique Gómez & His Vipers es el nuevo proyecto de Quique y la banda con la que trabaja actualmente , editó su primer disco en 2017, con una muy buena recepción por parte de la crítica, y ha sido presentado en SudAmerica, EEUU, Europa y Japón.

Con mas de 10 discos en el mercado Quique también se presenta en formato de duo acústico con su amigo Curro Serrano dónde ,además de la armónica, toca guitarra y mandolina y con el que han editado un disco en 2018.Quique es la voz y armónica en la Banda Gatos Bizcos con 2 discos en Editados.
Quique aparta la armónica en ocasiones para mostrarnos su lado más “crooner” como cantante de
la BOB SANDS BIG BAND. Con la banda de este neoyorkino interpreta clásicos del Swing con
arreglos de Count Basie, Thad Jones acompañado por otros 18 músicos en el escenario.
Como complemento a su vida en el escenario director del Curso Intensivo de Blues de Béjar desde 2009.

Algunos de los festivales donde ha tocado:

Terri Thouards 2016 ( Francia)
Chicago Blues Festival (2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 y 2016,2017 – Chicago, EE.UU).
Kinsasha Jazz Festival (2009 – Kinsasha, Congo)
Encontro de Armonicas Sesc Pompeia (2014 – Sao Paulo, Brasil)
Béjar Blues Festival (2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015 – Béjar, España)

Fisterra Blues 2018 ( Coruña, España)

Cameros Blues Festival 2016 ( La Rioja, España)

Festival do Blues de BH (2013 – Minas Gerais, Brasil)

Trasimeno Blues (2012 y 2013 – Perugia, Italia)
Duvel Blues Festival (2015 – Puurs, Bélgica)
Vilnius Blues Nights (2010 y 2012 – Vilna, Lituania)
Cazorla Blues Festival (2006, 2013 y 2018 – Cazorla, España)
Jazz Fermín (2014 – Pamplona, España)
Rockford Blues Festival (2013 – Illinois, EE.UU)
Turnout Blues Night (2006 – Bélgica)
Blues Train Sessions (2008 – Holanda)

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Harmonicist and singer born in Madrid, Quique starts playing harmonica at age 18 and assembles
his first band, Juan Bourbon, Juan Scoth & Juan Beer, at the age of 20. It’s with this band he
travels the Spanish stages during the following decade, while studying and running a small club. In
2008,  he visits Chicago and meets some of the Blues’ greatest exponents with whom he
starts playing frequently on both sides of the Atlantic. Quique has stepped on stages from 5
continents, sharing them with artists such as John Primer, Eddie C. Campbell, Bob Stroger, Rockin
Johnny (with whom he’s currently working on a new albumwich will be release at the end of 2018), Jimmy Burns, Tail Dragger, Kenny Blues Boss Wayne…
Quique Gómez & His Vipers, the band he works with regularly, are currently presenting Dealin ‘With the Blues ,released already in Europe, South America, EEUU  and Japan
With 11 albums edited so far and  more on the way, Quique is releasing his last two records Dealin’ with the Blues with his Quintet, The Vipers and his Acoustic work with the Guitar player Francisco Serrano where Quique plays harp, Mandoline, guitar and vocals.

 He has also recorded with Willie Buck and Lorenzo Thompson and he is the voice and the harp of the great spanish band Gatos Bizcos,
Quique puts the harmonica aside on occasions to show us his most “crooner” side as the BOB
SANDS BIG BAND’s singer. With this New Yorker’s band, he performs classics of Swing with
arrangements of Count Basie, Thad Jones accompanied by 18 other musicians on stage.
As a complement to his life on stage, he gives harmonica classes at the “Escuela de Blues de
Madrid” (Madrid Blues School) since 2013 and is the director of the Intensive Blues Course in
Béjar, Spain, since 2009.

Quique Gómez gives historical blues lesson on his latest release. His exciting voice and harp virtuosity run right in proportion of the tight backing band.

 What a stunner of a CD! Highly recommended! 

                                                          Philip Verhaege , Keys & Chords

Some of the festivals he’s been part of:

Terri Thouards 2016 ( France)
Chicago Blues Festival (2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016 and 2017 – Chicago, USA).
Kinsasha Jazz Festival (2009 – Kinshasha, Congo)
Encontro de Armonicas Sesc Pompeia (2014 – Sao Paulo, Brazil)
Béjar Blues Festival (2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015 – Béjar, Spain)
Festival do Blues de BH (2013 – Minas Gerais, Brazil)
Trasimeno Blues (2012 and 2013 – Perugia, Italy)
Duvel Blues Festival (2015 – Puurs, Belgium)
Vilnius Blues Nights (2010 and 2012 – Vilnius, Lithuania)
Cazorla Blues Festival (2006 and 2013 – Cazorla, Spain)
Jazz Fermín (2014 – Pamplona, Spain)
Rockford Blues Festival (2013 – Illinois, USA)
Turnout Blues Night (2006 – Belgium)
Blues Train Sessions (2008 – Netherlands)

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