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Fernando Brox

Fernando Brox

Born in Malaga in 1988, he has a long career in the world of classical music before dedicating himself fully to jazz and modern music. He began his studies at the age of eight and graduated in 2010 from the Conservatory of the same city, after having completed the Bachelor of Music at the Royal College of London.

Since then he has studied jazz and modern music in a self-taught way to collaborate shortly after with musicians such as Ernesto Aurignac (forming part of his Orchestra and recording the album UNO), Enrique Oliver, Julián Sánchez, Juan Galiardo or Javier Galiana.

Fernando Brox has shared the stage with musicians such as Horacio Fumero, Perico Sambeat, Toni Belenguer, Dani Pérez, Jorge Rossy, Ramón Prats, Martin Leiton José Carra and Arturo Serra. Since 2015 he has resided in Barcelona, where he collaborates with musicians such as Dimitri Skidanov, Jaume Llombart, Aldo Cavigglia, Manel Fortiá, Roger Gutiérrez, Juan Pablo Bálcazar and Iván González, among others.

In 2015 he won the award for best soloist with Daniel Torres Quintet at the Concurso del Portón del Jazz, a festival held in Alhaurín de la Torre, Málaga and in 2017 he won the award for best soloist at the international Johnny Raducanu contest, held in Braila, Romania.

He currently leads several projects as an improviser and composer:

  • Fernando Brox Quartet , with Toni Saigi (piano) Carlos Falanga (drums) and Pau Sala (double bass)
  • Human Factor , sextet with Julián Sánchez (trumpet) Enrique Oliver (tenor sax) Toni Vaquer (piano) Bori Albero (double bass) and Juanma Nieto (drums)

In addition, he is part of various projects nationwide, such as Trio Garum feat. Fernando Brox with Javier Galiana, David Leon and Joan Masana , Chiva Quartet, by Juan Pablo Balcázar, Enrique Oliver Sextet, I Love Jazz, by Elisabeth Raspall.

etc. He also collaborates in the personal project of the Cadiz percussionist and guitarist Carlos Cortés Bustamante.

In 2019 he obtained the higher degree of Jazz Flute at the ESEM Taller de Musics. As a teacher, Fernando Brox is a flute teacher at the Taller de Músics Escola.

Fernando has recently developed the GAT (Triangular Harmonic Generator) a novel system to understand chromatic-functional harmony in an intuitive and musical way.

He has performed in important festivals as a member of various projects: Barcelona Voll Damm Festival, Malaga Jazz Festival, Cádiz Jazz Festival, Terrasa Jazz Festival, Talent Festival of the Musics Workshop, etc.

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