Javier Sanchez Perez is a bassist, composer and arranger. He combines his musical activity with the academic field as pedagogue and researcher of traditional music styles and their inclusion in a contemporary music context. Javier began his musical studies as a pupil of the pedagogue Felix Santos and he studied Jazz at Escuela de Musica Creativa. He completed his bachelor and pedagogical studies in Music Education at Complutense University of Madrid in 2011. Afterwards he moved to Boston (USA) in 2012, where he received a scholarship to study at Berklee College of Music. He was taught by prestigious performers and composers (Bob Pilkington, Greg Hopkins, Simon Shaheen, Victor Bailey, Lincoln Goines, Anthony Vitti or Oscar Stagnaro to name a few). During his studies he developed different methods and techniques to approach musical traditions in a diversity of contexts. After he graduated with honors in 2015, he began his master studies at Sibelius Academy and The Royal Academy of Music as a member of the Nordic Master of Global Music (GLOMAS). He started his professional career at a very young age, recording and touring with a wide variety of musical projects and learning from a diversity of traditions in an international environment. Nowadays he is an active musician and pedagogue with an emphasises on combining different styles in his approaches to playing, composing and teaching. Javier is also endorser and clinician of Warwick basses and leader of his solo project Cuejero.

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