Xosé Miguélez

Tenor sax

Galicia (Spain). Saxophonist, jazz musician and teacher of Galician traditional music.

In his professional career, Xose has already played in notable events including “The London jazz festival BBC Radio 3″ UK, “Festival de Jazz de Guimaraes” Portugal, “Festival de jazz Imaxinasons”, Galicia-Spain, “Vodice jazz festival” Croatia, “Festival interceltique Lorient” France, “Portugal-jazz″ CCB Lisbon and “GirandoPorSalas”, Spain, among many others.

He has graduated from both Guildhall School of Music, London and ESMAE Porto University and has also studied with world leading jazz musicians Hal Galper, Jean Toussaint and Matt Otto. In 2008 he won the renamed, Caixa Galicia Foundation’s scholarship in Spain.

Xose is also one of the most renowned musicians within the folk and traditional music of Galicia. In 2006 he became the first to graduate in this field from the Conservatorio Superior de Música de Vigo.

He has appeared on over 20 CD projects as a side man.

Xose Miguélez is a Paul Mauriat Paris saxophones artist.