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I was born in Santiago de Compostela (Galiza) on September 8, 1977. I began my musical studies at age 4 in the Historic Conservatory of Santiago, where the method employed for beginners was Kódaly -a way of learning that emphasizes creativity and intuition above all-. I continued my career at the jazz school “Estudio escola de música”, also in Compostela. Solfege was tought with standard jazz songs and I discovered there that improvisation could be the highest expression of this art form called music. In 1995 I went to Berklee College of Music (Boston, USA), where I earned a Cum Laude Degree in Jazz Composition and Piano Performance in 1999. In 2000 I came back to the city I always want to be coming back: Santiago de Compostela.
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