Joan Garriga


New album : Clavell Morenet
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  • country:Spain
  • label:Via Lactea Records
  • type:Band
  • artist posted by:Via Lactea


La Troba Kung Fu is the new project of Dusminguet-singer and accordeon player Joan Garriga. Dusminguet was together with Ojos de Brujo, Amparanoia and Macaco one of the leading bands in Spain's so called 'mestizo' scene.

After a long list of different cruel situations and problems, Dusminguet decided in 2004 to have a break. Frontman Joan Garriga now comes back with his own project 'La Troba Kung Fu'. His inspiration and influences didn't change, his music still is a creative mixture of cumbia, Catalan rumba, vallenato, reggae, rai, boogie-woogie, blues,... From Uruguay to Mexico, from Bratislava to La Garriga.

A passion for as well football, cycling racing, beer, Slovakian dishes and rootsmusic from every region in this world. Joan Garriga is not only interested in all world's beauties, he is a great musician and a passionated troubadour. With good friends and great musicians because La Troba Kung Fu is the new home for people like 'Muneco' (multi-instrumentalist and former musician within Ojos de Brujo, Amparanoia), Maria Roch (Jarabe de Palo), 'Totti' (Wagner Pa) and some incredible 'ventilador'-guitarplayers. Gypsy Kings? Yes, but in an alternative version.

After lots of shows everywhere in Spain, La Troba Kung Fu is now ready to release its first album 'Clavell Morenet'. An album with 14 songs, talking about passion, fantasy and pain. Bringing you to the warm borders of Catalunya's Medditeranean coast and the smell of its typical bars...