has recorded with his usual trio, Toni Pujol
on bass and Cèsar Martínez
on drums his latest album "Vincent
", which has the support of the singer Carme Canela
, in some tracks. It is an album totally dedicated to the ife and works of Vincent van Gogh with a prominence of the Dotras piano where the rest of the group gives the exact replica of swing and improvisation.
Dotras was keyboardist for the legendary Catalan pop-rock band "N'gai-N'gai
" and pianist in group Gospel Viu!
, with which he recorded several albums. It makes a valuable contribution to the Jam-session of the Mozart Space in Calella, although he spend the time teaching music, in secondary schools and music schools. He is also director of the Orfeó Misericòrdia in Canet de Mar.
According to the media from Maresme the presentation of the album was great, "Xavier Dotras Trio
's presented the new album VINCENT
is an excellent performance of this trio led by the composer and musician Xavier Dotras
in the piano, Tono Pujol with double bass, and Cèsar Martínez on drums, they made an atmosphere of good music to those who were able to listen them in Pineda de Mar, in the opening of Acords cycle of music, at the Pati de Can Comas, organized by the Council of Culture".Xavier Dotras
has been performing in many concert halls and the main Catalan auditoriums as (Jamboree, Sala Bikini, Jazz Cava de Vic, Auditori de Barcelona, Auditori de Girona, Auditori del Forum, Auditori de Tarragona, etc.) and numerous jazz festivals in Catalonia and Spain. Also highlights the performances in the "Jazz Club Soho
” in London and the "Bath Music Festival
”, broadcasted in live on the BBC in the program Line-up.