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With 6 albums released since 2000, including the highly acclaimed “Omphalos” (nominated for “Best Foreign Record" in ProgAwards 2006) and "Ouroboros" (Winner - “Best Foreign Record" in ProgAwards 2009) Kotebel is one of the main progressive acts in Spain and Latin America. Our latest album – Concerto for Piano and Electric Ensemble – won both the Jury and Pop Vox awards in the 12th edition of the Independent Music Awards (IMA), in the category of Instrumental Music. Kotebel’s music is an elaborate, yet accessible blend of avant-garde symphonic rock, with a wide range of influences from classical to jazz to world music. Reviewers of our albums and fans mention influences as diverse as Genesis, Debussy, Yes, ELP, Ravel, Messiaen, Thinking Plague, The Enid, Steve Hackett, Gentle Giant, King Crimson or Chopin. In addition to several international concerts, including a Japan tour in 2009, Kotebel has participated in prestigious festivals including: BajaProg (Mexico - 2004), Gouveia Art Rock (Portugal – 2007 and 2010), ProgSud (France - 2007), Madrid Art Music Festival (Spain – 2008 and 2009), Go Prog (Portugal – 2009), Crescendo (France - 2010), ProgResisté Convention (Belgium – 2013), sharing the stage with artists like Robert Fripp, Anekdoten, Magma, After Crying, IQ, Allan Holdsworth, Deus Ex Machina, Isildurs Bane, Jerry Marotta, Pat Mastelotto, and many others.

Watch Past Performances

Video 8/27/2014: Kotebel

The Spanish act fuses avant-garde symphonic rock with a wide range of classical, jazz, and world music influences. Presented in cooperation with the Embassy of Spain.