Islas Baleares, Spain
Ambient / Chillout / Lounge
Bandsman is the artist name from Fernando Zaplana, a guitarist/writer/producer with imagination for pop arrangements and TV-film.
Born in 1962 in Cartagena, Spain he is a songwriter, with about 100 composed and registered songs in several styles like Jazz, Classic, Bossa-nova, Lounge, Symphonic, Disco, Pop, Electronic, Rock, Blues, etc. Although his main influence is Jazz, his music has the same Mediterranean influences than the author. Many of his songs can be classified as “music for films”.
He has participated in some Jazz gigs in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and Ibiza, highlighting his participation in the 2000 Injuve International Jazz Festival in Ibiza with Notan Big Band.
Several of his songs have been selected for Licensing Contracts by companies in USA, Canada and Australia for TV & Film purposes.
His song “Botafoch” reached the winner position in the August 2007 Song of the Year Contest in Houston, TX, USA, in the instrumental/jazz/world category and the semi-final status in the 2006 International Songwriting Competition in Nashville USA, in the instrumental category.
His current CD "AUTUMN'S PRELUDE" has so many mood and emotions that emulate from each track and music that must be heard and enjoyed by all age groups.
You can buy his music trough the following links: