Rita Payes Roma

Wonderful voice, exceptional trombonist and charismatic presence Rita has lived and breathed music since she was a child thanks to her family of musicians.

She studied piano and later trombone which later became her main instrument. In 2017 she joined the famous Sant Andreu Jazz Band under the direction of bassist and tenorist Joan Chamorro, she recorded several albums together with Andrea Motis, Eva Fernandez and Magali Datzira.

At the age of 16 she released with Chamorro her first album “Joan Chamorro presents Rita Payés” together with Scott Hamilton, Dick Oats, Scott Robinson, Toni Belenguer and Jo Krause.

Rita has performed on some of the most important stages and festivals in Spain and has also toured throughout Europe and the United States. Rita Payés has an exceptional artistic personality, Joan Joan Chamorro, mentor and founder of the orchestra of Sant’Andreu, cites Payés’ prodigy “A musician with the gift of possessing an incredible sense of rhythm and very personal, sometimes angular sometimes sweet and full of nuances, but always perfectly tuned. Trombonist qualities with a clear, round and direct sound. An all-around musicality.”

Rita Payés: Vocal, Trombone
Elisabeth Roma: Guitar
Horacio Fumero:  Double Bass
Juan R. Berbìn: Drums