I think that the real (r)evolution in music today is not just the reinterpretation of works composed hundreds of years ago, but giving equal opportunities to new music, its creators and performers

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Natural or Synthetic Reeds?

  The subject of reeds is very common among saxophonists. As many baritonists asked me about it in different situations (talks, messages, emails, etc.), and I also had many doubts, I decided to write this post. I hope my thoughts will be helpful to you. What do we like best of natural reeds? The single reed that vibrates when blowing …

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Does Contemporary Music scare anyone?

Last February 15th, I did a workshop about introduction to the interpretation of contemporary music at the Music Conservatory of Sabadell (near Barcelona) to students from the end of elementary and academy levels. Since we didn’t have much time, and this kind of workshop requires continuity, I focused respectively on a guided collective improvisation and the collective interpretation of a …

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