Playing drums since I was very young with my Father, Tasio Borrell.
I grew up in a world of very wide musical taste, listening to records, cassetts of my parents which included blues, jazz, rock, classic... My early formation started with styles of: Charlie Watts, Brian Bennett, Peter Hoorelbeke... whith my father as Tutor also a drummer, later with drummer Toni Gadea.
At around the age of 20 I started to learn the language of jazz, playing with the Sextet of Franco Latragna and During six years I played with the quartet Cadaqués Connexió with the North American clarinet player M. Emile LaChambre, folowing the technique of famous drummers whom I admired grately, Art Blakey, Max Roach, Philly Joe Jones, and also drumers like Jeff Hamilton, Peter Erskine or Pere Foved.
From 1988 I played with different prestigious musicians and bands with different musical styles: Herman Brood, Max Sunyer trio, Toto Blanke, Toni Solà Quartet, Maurici i Liba Villavecchia, Big Mama Montse, Amadeu Casas, Marco Cinelli, Greg Zlap, Joan Pau Cumellas, Miki Santamaria, Adrià Bauzó, Ramon Mirabet, Dusan Jevtovic, Valentí Moya, Marco Balland, Jimmy Barnatan.
2012 I formed my own peersonal project AB4, with two cd's of my own ' Entre Nosatros ' (Between Ourselves) dedicated to my Father and Sicilia 2019 dedicated to that island. ' Jazz Without Borders ' as descrived by Mr. José... from Radio 3. Playing with ingenious and talented musicians, Marc Mas (k), Pedrito Martínez (b), Tòfol Martínez (g), with the colaboration of Toni Traus (b) and Miki Santamaria (b)
Later forming the acustic jazz trio AB3. With this project I complete it with two elegant talents of the Catalan jazz scene, Luis González (piano) and Pedrito Martínez (doblebass), With a repertoire of my own and adaptations from jazz maestros it is as journey without boundaries going from Blues, Funky with a mediterranean feeling
In this moment of my life, I'm playing with bands like:
- Francesc Ubanell '9 Hamm Trio - Mandie Rules - To Wit Trio - Tòfol Martínez - James White - S 'n A (guitar 'n drum)
In my life I have the pleasure to play with:
Toni Traus, Jordi 'Cobre' Jornet, Matias Míguez, Pepe Bao, Martín Laportilla, David Salvador, Jaime Julian, Cris Juanico, Jimmy Barnatán, Danny del Toro, Lola Dorado, Marian Barahona, Susana Sheiman, Beth Suzaq, Roslyn, Luis González, Raül Marc Portell, Bruno Oro, Miguel Talavera, Rafel Bazaga, Pablo Sanpa, Pablo Quiroga, Chivo Chivato, Marko Balland, Nasser Ben Dadoo, Franco Riba, Xavi Molina, Albert Comaleras...
and also I have been playing in a diferents festivals, like:
Fest. Internacional de Cadaqués, Fest. Pamplona, Acústica de Figueres, Primavera Rock Fest., Black Music Fest., Fest. Blues de Cerdanyola, Fest. de Blues de Roses, Jazzaprop de Terrassa, Fest. Música de Begur, BB Blues Fest. de Portugal, Fest. Pedralbes, Fest. d'Andorra, Corbera Blues Fest., JamboStreetMusic, Jazz Fest. Costa Brava, Fest. de Blues Santako, Festival de Jazz Terrassa, Tolosa Blues Festival, Benicàssim Blues Fest., Fest. Indrets, Fest. Urbà Calders de Monistrol, Fest. de la Porta Ferrada, Fest. Flors i Violes, OncoFest. Calonge.