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PEDRO LAMAS

Pedro Lamas (Cecebre, 1978).


Is one of the most important traditional musicians in Galicia. He won more than 50 awards as a bag-piper and he started three important bands: Lelia Doura, Luvas Verdes and Nova Galega Danza. In 2011 he obtained the degree in jazz-sax specialty by the Conservatorio Superior de Música da Coruña.

Being a musician and a compositor, he also teaches traditional Galician music and has done several works for well-known artists like: Susana Seivane, Guadi Galego, Kepa Junkera, Xabier Díaz, Xosé Manuel Budiño, Uxía, Quique Peón Cía, Sondeseu, etc.

His musical career is highlighted by his works as a musician, producer, arranxista and compositor: Luvas Verdes: Fandango desesperado, NGD Música, 2005. Nova Galega de Danza: Alento, NGD Música, 2005. Xabier Díaz: Coplas para Icía, Músicas de Salitre, 2007. Nova Galega de Danza: Engado, Falcatruada, 2007. Vaamonde, Lamas & Romero: Vellas artes, Falcatruada, 2008. ova Galega de Danza: Tradicción, Falcatruada, 2009. Vaamonde, Lamas & Romero: O tambor de prata, Boa Música, 2011. Radio Cos: Radio Cos, Boa Música, 2013. Orquestra de Jazz de Galicia: Fame, Orquestra de Jazz de Galicia, 2015. Kepa Junkera & Sorginak: Maletak, Boa Música, 2016.

In the past few years, he has done numerous recordings with many artists: (‘Galicia Caníbal’, ‘Garufa Blue Devils Big Band’, ‘Kepa Junkera & Sorginak’, ‘Azougue’, ‘O poder do arcabuz’, etc.). With them, he has travelled around the world: Spain, Portugal, France, Switzerland, England, Argentina, Scotland, Peru, Germany, Cuba, Belgium, Italy, Poland, China and Leetonia.

He cofounded the Orquesta de Jazz de Galicia with Roberto Somoza and was awarded by critics with his first discographic work (Fame, 2015) as a producer, compositor, arranxista and interpreter:

Martín Códax Award as ‘Mellor proxecto de Jazz e Músicas Improvisadas’ 2016 - Premio Opinión da Música de Raíz Award 2016 in the ‘Mellor disco’ category - Premio Opinión da Música de Raíz 2016 in the ‘Mellor artista’ category - 2 Graphis de Prata New York Awards 2016 for the best design.