The Uruguayan singer Jorge Drexler presents in Temporada Alta his latest album, Salvavidas de Hielo, ahead of a tour through Spain. With the guitar as the main source of inspiration, it features songs full of rhythm, originality and extraordinary melodies.
Another of the international artistes to present a new album in Temporada Alta is Trombone Shorty, the renowned New Orleans musician and singer. Under the title Parking Lot Symphony, it encompasses a repertoire that goes beyond jazz to cover rhythms and emotions, from funk and hip hop to the deepest blues.
Oumou Sangaré, the greatest and most moving female voice in current African music, returns to the Festival, where she played in 2010, with her latest album Mogaya. An album rooted in tradition and the Wassoulou genre, although open to new influences, by a singer who throughout her career has used songs to condemn the situation of women in her country, Mali, and oppose polygamy, child marriage and an entire male chauvinist system that sees women as submissive beings.
You can also listen to the prodigious voice of Sílvia Pérez Cruz surrounded by a string quartet. Musicians and renowned guests for a recital based on her latest album, Vestida de nit, featuring a set of songs written by herself and others, brought together to explore the most intense emotions.
On Saturday December 9 Sopa de Cabra, one of the most celebrated Catalan pop rock bands, says farewell to three years of touring. To do so, they have begun a new personal project, La Nit dels Sopa, an event that endeavours to revive the spirit of the group year after year, setting an annual date for all its fans and fellow bands. On this first occasion, they will be accompanied by M-Clan and Adrià Puntí.