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Suite Mixtur

On June 6th 2021 in La Ràpita (Catalunya), I performed for the first time a set of original pieces for solo baritone saxophone that I named it after the international new music festival held yearly in Barcelona since 2012. In 2018, I had the chance to participate as a performer in the Composition and Sound Experimentation Workshop of Mixtur Festival. …

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Saxophone Online Masterclass

  On Saturday June 12th, I had the opportunity to give an online masterclass to four Latin American saxophonists that was broadcasted live on the Youtube channels SER (Saxofonistas Encuentros en Red) and Sax Ven (Saxofonistas Venezolanos). Due to covid-19, many new initiatives and platforms have allowed us to keep in touch with our close people during the lockdown, in …

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Concert in La Ràpita: June 6th, 2021

This concert will be special to me for many reasons. I am going to entirely present my solo project SUITES, by playing three Suites of different styles of music: a suite for cello solo by Johann-Sebastian Bach, a suite for solo saxophone by Fernando Lerman and the “Suite Mixtur”, a compilation of short original works for baritone saxophone composed by …

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Women Composers

Some time ago, I found the picture above on the twitter account of the Hartford Women Composers Fest (Connecticut, USA) and it made me think, first, about still existing gender differences in the music world as well as in our society (a fact that I find unacceptable in current times) and that programming music by women composers be normal and …

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A Tribute to Eric Devallon

On Thursday, March 4th 2021, we commemorated the 5th anniversary of the death of Eric Devallon (1964-2016). Alberto Mielgo, a basque saxophonist, old student of Eric Devallon at Musikene (Donostia, Basque Cuntry, Spain), organized a tribute in which several saxophonists played a Mielgo’s arrangement of “Amorosa”, one of the “Ten Basque Melodies” for orchestra by Jesús Guridi. Watch the video …

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My Latest Recordings in 2020

In 2020, I did some home recordings, especially during my lockdown because of the covid-19. If you remember, I created a playlist on my Soundcloud account with all those recordings last spring. Despite, I decide to close this year with some professional recordings and, so, the 23rd of December 2020 I met Antonio Velasco at his studio INS Records to …

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