CELIA MUR spanish jazz vocalist
CELIA MUR , started her musical life at the age of 12 at the Music Conservatory of Granada, encouraged by her father, Antonio Fernández de Moya, a flamenco composer and guitarist.
Since 1995 she studied with soprano Maryan Bryfdair at the Centre of “Lyrical Arts of Granada”.She passed her singing 5th Grade wards test at the Associated Board Music School in London.
From 1995 on she studied with several Jazz musicians from Granada, and Andalucia, her home town, with whom she still collaborates often.Celia has worked with Dra. Lopez del Castillo, a throat specialist, with whom she collaborated by helping others shape their professional voice and improve their singing.
From 2001 throug to 2005 she has lived in NYC a for short periods of time , to study with diferents jazz musicians like, Sheila Jordan, Barry Harrys, Jay Clayton... Furthermore, Celia is also a teacher in the Valencia music school, L'Espai Musical. And for 2006 -07 in “Taller 3” in Castellón, Superior Arts school in Murcia ( Workshops) among others..
She's attended several international seminars in Spain with musicians like Mike P. Mossman, Arturo O'Farrell, Mark Turner, Paolo Fresu, Jeane Lee, Sheila Jordan, Perico Sambeat...
She has also sung with numerous Spanish, European and American important jazz artists such as Bob Mintzer, Don Braden, Benny Golson, Dave Samuels, Fabio Miano, and Perico Sambeat, Vince Benedetti, Uri Cane, Carmen Linares.--
Célia is the leading singer of the “Granada Big Band”, and use to perform with diferents bands in jazz and world and flamenco music among others..
She has toured internationally Zurich (switzerland) with Oli Keller sept y dic. .2004 """Instituto Cervantes de New York ,Chicago y Miami."", julio 2005 “las Flores de mi vida” Tour.2005 2006, Jazz tarrasa Festival, Pamplona, Salamanca, Sevilla, Valencia..Festivals in Dusseldorf & Frankfurt. 2007 Inteernationals Fetivals in Gibraltar , Granada, Córdoba, Getxo, Ibiza, Tarrasa, Málaga, Pamplona, Salamanca, Sevilla, Valencia..Festivals..
Celia has three cds with spanish records label.
- Footprints, (satchmo 2001),
-Las flores de mi vida (Satchmo 2003),
-Coloreados (Ámbar 2005).
At the moment she prepares a tour and he has a new cd "SIMPATIA", based in originals celia´s father compositions in spanish, portuguese and english, with great swiss pianist Chris Wiesendanger as a musical producer in the recording as well, in NYC and ZURICH . The musicians who participate in this recording were, ANTONIO SANCHEZ, MARK TURNER, BEN STREET , ANTONIO CAMPOS ( flamenco singer).amonh others..)
she still working douring this summer in differents workshops , last Last july was working with Mr, Kenny Barron, Dave Santoro, Jorge Rossy, Joe Magnarelly, Dave Stryker, Arturo Serra,in ""Càdiz International Jazz Seminar"".