Ana Isabel Iglesias Ferrer (Hanna)
(born in Madrid, Spain, on 18th October 1985). Her debut album came in 2007 with "Pura Hanna", an album that mixes rap, flamenco and reggaeton. One of her songs "Como la vida" became the official tune Tour of Spain 2007. In 2011, Hanna released her second album and in 2013 the new record work done with the producer Paco Ortega will be released.
Selected works: Pura Hanna, 2007; Huracan Hanna, 2011. Soundtracks: La Bicicleta, 2006; Yo soy la Juani, 2006.
Awards: Best New Artist, 2007
Anne Mette Iversen
(born in 1972, in Copenhagen, resident in New York since 1998) bass player and composer. She has had five releases out as a leader, a double album, and several tours in Europe and the US, including performances at esteemed European jazz festivals under her name. She leads a long running jazz quartet; the Anne Mette Iversen Quartet, The Poetry of Earth Project and the Best of the West group which includes her jazz quartet and a string quartet. She has produced and performed at important events for the Royal Danish Embassy in Washington DC, and for The Danish Consulate General in NYC. She holds a BFA degree in Jazz Performance from The New School, NYC, and is a former classical piano major at the Royal Conservatory of Music, Denmark. She is member of the musician's organization Brooklyn Jazz Underground.
Anne Mette Inversen Quartet albums: Poetry of Earth, Double life,Anne Mette Iversen Mpk.
(born in 1954, Saint-Leu, Algeria, resident in France) composer. She particularly enjoys working with sounds that are part of the immediate environment, the sounds of everyday life, but also those places she frequents. Her pieces are broadcast on France Musique, Musiq3 (Belgium), Elektramusic (Internet) Radio Libertaire, Radio Campus, RTP (Portugal), radios Northern France and the waves Radio radios Ultraradio and Radio Kolomna (Russie). She Published in L'Education Musicale. Invited to festivals: Futura, in the Drôme, Multiphonies (Ina-GRM - Paris), Silence of Bari (Italy), Ars Musica (Belgium) Sound Walk (Lisbon), the Radio Festival FRANF, ACTe. With the Semaphone, she participated in several activities including Poétarium which focuses on mixed improvisation and concerts Les concerts clé en main, based on the existing directory, but also on creations. She organized meetings-concerts in the Pas-de-Calais with Christian Zanési, Bernard Parmegiani, Michel Godard (tuba), Denis Dufour, Jonathan Prager, Michèle Bokanowski, François Bayle, Daniel Teruggi, Lionel Raepsaet (saxophone), François Donato, Beatriz Ferreyra and Ivann Cruz (electric guitar).
Selected works: Rosa, preludio, 2013, for solo electronic medium with flute sounds, first performance Mons (Belgium), March 31, 2013; Le pays de l'oubli, 2012, for double bass and electronic medium, first performance Mons-en-Baroeul, March 8, 2013; La Luna ha perso il suo occhio, 2011, for L'Expérience Meliès, Liège, first performance March 3, 2012; Un arrêt sur des images, 2011, for solo electronic medium with the voice of Grazia del Tito and double bass sounds (Sarah Clénet) on pictures and paintings of Federico Svevia (circa 1200) and Mireille Désidéri, Arras painter; La morte del Re, 2010, for organ and electronic medium (with the voice Grazia Del Tito), first performance January 31, 2010 on organ of the Notre Dame de Douai; Le mur du son, 2009, for “Tapage Nocturne”, France Musique; L'instant d'avant, 2009, awarded by the workshop Microbande-son of Télérama; Il sogno di Federico, 2009, instrumental version (tenor recorder, guitar and double bass; I suoni di Roma (2008); Les pierres jumelles (2007).