The band was formed by Keyboardist and primary composer Sergio Llopis in 2013. Highlands Project is a collective of sorts with as many as 9 members.

The Mallorca, based collective, Highlands Project is currently one of the jazz bands with the highest reputation in the Balearic Islands. The band has earned high praise from critical pages and websites from the country such as “Enderrock”, “AraBalears” and “TomaJazz”. Although still seen as an "underground" band their first album "Skalanes" topped iTunes Jazz Charts in Spain. Their most recent album, is a collaboration with different well known musicians of the island called "Voiceover Vol.1". The band has always benefited from live performance due to the joy of performing together with all 9 components, and collaborations, in the perpetual push to grow creatively.

The band has performed in places/festivals such as Alcudia Jazz Festival, Jazz Obert Festival (Menorca), Jazz Across Borders (St. Petersburg) and many others.