HOMEPAGE > ARTISTS Manu Sabaté [Spain]
INSTRUMENTS > Clarinet, Saxophone

Barcelona 1989. Currently studying at Sibelius Academy the “Glomas”, a master degree in global music and a Arts Management Master at UOC (Open University of Catalonia). He graduates with the bachelors degree at ESMUC (Escola Superior de Música de Catalunya) majoring himself in Gralla, a folk oboe from Catalonia and with Clarinet and Bass Clarinet as side instruments.
He has been very influenced by the Catalan folk music tradition as well as improvisation, so nowadays he is interested in playing improvised music using the folk language and focusing himself in the single reed instruments. In 2013 he releases his first studio recording with “Inxa Impro Quartet” a band that he leads; he also plays with several folk bands from Catalonia and Finland like Metralla, La Mata Negra or the Sibelius Folk Big Band.
Besides his performer side he has also teach gralla in some musical institutions in Catalonia.