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Carles Benavent

b, eb, *1954 ES, Barcelona
Musician of Latin
A.k.a. Carles Benavent Guinart

Spanish bass player, b. 1954 in Barcelona. His greatest contribution to music is to have given a major role to bass guitar in flamenco music, with "Paco de Lucia Sextet" in the 80's. He's played too with Miles Davis, Chick Corea and El Camarón De La Isla. At 13 he founded the blues trio "Crac" with Salvador Font (drums) and Emili Baleriola (guitar). In 1969 the three of them joined Enric Herrera to refound "Máquina!". In 1975 he founded "Música Urbana" with Joan Albert Amargos (piano, clarinet), Salvador Font and Lluis Cabanach (guitar). He has played with a lot of Spanish jazz-rock musicians: Kitflus, Tito Duarte, Jorge Pardo...

  • Bass
  • Bass guitar
  • Mandolin
  • Acoustic guitar
  • Percussion
  • Latin
  • Jazz
  • World
  • Folk
  • Rock
Popular Tracks   
Sencillito on Sumando by Carles Benavent & Josemi Carmona
De Perdidos al Río on Agüita Que Corre by Carles Benavent
Patio de los Aljibes on Los Jóvenes Flamencos, Vol. 5 by Various Artists
Luna de Santiago on Agüita Que Corre by Carles Benavent
Dicen de Mi on Agüita Que Corre by Carles Benavent
El Tiempo Vuela on Agüita Que Corre by Carles Benavent
Skely on Sumando by Carles Benavent & Josemi Carmona
Movidon en Miranda on Flamenco Leaks by Tino Di Geraldo, Carles Benavent & Jorge Pardo
¡viva Cai! on Agüita Que Corre by Carles Benavent
Dama on Sumando by Carles Benavent & Josemi Carmona

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Iberia LiveManuel D'Oliveira, Jorge Pardo & Carles Benavent2015Album
Un, Dos, Tres...Carles Benavent2011Album
QuartetCarles Benavent2009Album
Sin PrecedentesCarles Benavent, Tino Di Geraldo, Jorge Pardo2008Album
SumandoCarles Benavent / José Miguel Carmona2006Album
Carles BenaventCarles Benavent2002Compil.
Nuevos Medios ColecciónJoan Albert Amargos & Carles Benavent2002Compil.
AiguaCarles Benavent2001Album
El Concierto De SevillaCarles Benavent, Tino Di Geraldo, Jorge Pardo2000Album
FénixCarles Benavent1997Album
Agüita Que CorreCarles Benavent1995Album
ColorsJoan Albert Amargos, Carles Benavent, Didier Lockwood1991Album
Dos De CopasJoan Albert Amargos, Carles Benavent1985Album
Peaches With SaltCarles Benavent1985Album
Carles BenaventCarles Benavent1983Album
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