Maureen Choi Quartet (Spanish-Folk Jazz) is a diverse group of classical, flamenco, and jazz musicians from the US, Spain and Cuba.
Maureen Choi, violin
Daniel Garcia Diego, piano
Mario Carrillo, bass
Borja Barrueta, drums
In 2013 The Maureen Choi Spanish-Folk Jazz Quartet won 1st prize in the International Jazz Competition in Talavera and they have, since then, played more than 300 concerts in clubs and festivals all over Spain and the United States.
In 2014 and 2015 they started appearing regularly in the Spanish jazz scene performing in festivals like Madrid Jazz Festival, Continental Latin Jazz CLAZZ, Jazz en la Calle Pamplona, Toledo Jazz Festival or Fundación Juan March and the jazz clubs of the capital.
In 2016 The Maureen Choi Quartet launched their second album “Ida y Vuelta” performing in AIEnRuta-Jazz, Estival Cuenca, Lugo Jazz Festival, BurgoJazz Coruña, UniversiJazz Cuenca, BBK Jazz Guggenheim Bilbao, Jazz en las Murallas Ávila, and presented their work in the biggest music market in the world: South by Southwest Festival in Austin (Texas) while completing their first USA tour.
In 2017 they performed all over Spain in places like the XX San Javier Jazz Festival, Yecla Jazz Festival, II Atlantic Sons Festival, Jazz Teruel, Veladas Musicales en los Castillos Tiedra, and they sold out a whole week at Café Central Madrid (one of Downbeat’s Best 100 jazz clubs in the world) for the fourth year in a row, just before leaving on their second USA tour: 10 dates in places like the Summer Solstice Jazz Festival in Michigan, and Chicago, Cleveland, Akron, Detroit, Baltimore, Boston and New York.
This tour was picked up by specialized media like Downbeat Magazine, All About Jazz, NYC Jazz Record, Discópolis y Trópico Utópico de Radio 3 de RNE, La Hora Cultural de RTVE and some more that can be found in this dossier.
In 2018 they played in the I Festival de Jazz in Santa Clara (Cuba) and in Los Conciertos de La Estufa (Valladolid) where they were invited back to perform after being chosen as “Audience’s Favorite Band 2017”, and several concerts in the Madrid Theater Network.
Tickets: $20 in advance | $23 at door | $10 full-time student with ID