Xabier Díaz

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Sala Capitol

Celtic Connections – Mitchell Theatre

Celtic Connections – Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

Centro Niemeyer

Auditorio Municial

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Víndemo Ver 2017

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European Cultural Festival – Ibn Zeydoun room

Día das letras galegas 2017 – Campo da Leña

Oleiros Música, Letras Galegas 2017 – Auditorio da Fábrica

Xornada Clubes de Lectura – Pazo de congresos

Festas de San Pedro – Curro da Praza [00:15]

Asalto ao Castelo

A Conrobla

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Fordefestival – Inkl. Dansen Gar i Fordehuset

Le Son Continu

Festival Intercéltico de Morrazo

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USA TOUR 2017

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Global Roots Festival

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Musical Instruments Museum

 

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BELGIUM TOUR 2018

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Capra Aegagrus Hircus

Xota Delira

Pasodoble de Beo

Cantiga da Montaña

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Projects

Xabier Díaz – Telling and Singing

The aim of this concert is to take the audience on a trip accompanied by the goats and sheep’s skin (transformed into instruments) through the resounding geography of Galicia, where they were played and which ones were played, the techniques for each instrument, how the dances were… see project

Xabier Díaz & Guillerme Fernández – Arrolos de Salitre

Wokshop aimed at learning parents some traditional melodies to put their kids to sleep. The goal is that parents, relatives and teachers learn and practice the emotional power of lullabies to put their babies to sleep... see project

Xabier Díaz & Álvarez Brothers

A trio of traditional musicians to review part of the repertoire from the recordings done by Xabier that are now reinterpreted in a modern and different way... see project

Xabier Díaz & Adufeiras de Salitre

The show of the album, 15 musicians on stage for a powerful liveshow with the clear intention of revising the recording repertoire that Xabier and this band of 11 singers and percussionists are presenting... see project

 

Biography

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Xabier Diaz has merged his facets of musician and composer with an arduous activity as a traditional Galician folklore researcher. As result of that, he published Coplas para Icia (2007) with the contribution of Pedro Lamas and Suso Iglesias.

He was the lead singer of Nova Galega de Danza, performing Alento, Engado and Tradiccion touring around Spain and Portugal.

He joined Berrogüetto in 2008, where he performed until the band dissolved in early 2014. Through that time with the band he won several awards; the Music Academy awarded them with the Best Song in Galician Language (2011); in the first edition of Martin Codax Galician Music Awards in 2014, the band was awarded with the Best Folk Music Band; and they achieved the Best Soundtrack Mestre Mateo Award for Inevitable (2013).

He participated with Guadi Galego, Guillerme Fernandez and Xose Lois Romero in the aCadaCanto Project.

Also noteworthy are his numerous collaborations in albums and concerts with many lead singers and bands as Luar na Lubre, Amancio Prada, Os Cempes, Marful, Nordestinas, Kepa Junquera, Uxia and Xose Manuel Budiño.

He has performed in numerous countries such as Mexico, Zimbabwe, Germany, Uruguay, Italy or Peru.

In 2015, he released The Tambourine man with Adufeiras de Salitre. This album was awarded for Best Album in Galician Language at the Independent Music Awards (2016) and Best Album of Traditional Music at the Martin Codax Galician Music Awards (2016). Furthermore, The Tambourine man has remained at the top ten of the World Music Charts Europe during February and March 2016.

 

Discography

Collaborations

Virtual School

Pandeira pandeireta adufe

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Maruchy Suárez
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