Jordi Fàbregas receives the Creu de Sant Jordi
In its facet of musician, Fàbregas has invoiced several albums with Discmedi
The former president of the TRAM Cultural Association, director of the CAT Center Artesà Tradicionàrius, musician and cultural activist, Jordi Fàbregas, is one of the distinguished personalities with the Creu de Sant Jordi. From Discmedi we congratulate the artist on this new award, announced by the Government of the Generalitat of Catalonia at the beginning of the week, with which the musician adds a new prize to the Barcelona Medal of Honor received in 2006.
As a musician, Fàbregas started out as a singer-songwriter and soon founded the Coses group, with a proposal that straddles songwriting, root music and rock, and with whom, after several albums. , published four years ago Thus they ignite in the wind (Discmedi, 2016) with the Cobla Sant Jordi - Ciutat de Barcelona. His growing interest in root music led him to a variety of bands, including L'Harmònica Brava, La Murga, Primera Nota and, in particular, El Pont d'Arcalís, with whom he has published eight albums under the Discmedi label such as La Seca, Mecca and Les Valls d'Andorra (Discmedi, 2014) or Del Prinieu estant (Discmedi, 2003), as well as his participation in other albums such as Mediterrània (Discmedi, 1995) with Javier Mas and Toni Xuclà.
Recognition for Fàbregas comes just days after the musician announced his intention to step down from TRAM and CAT and retire. Fàbregas was one of the driving forces behind Tradicionàrius, 33 years ago, and has been the visible head of CAT since TRAM took over 27 years ago. In addition, as head of the CAT, the Mallorcan also worked with Discmedi for the various compilations published by the cycle of traditional music.