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Manel Vega

Ensembles Coordinator.

He began his musical studies at the age of 14 in a self-taught way, completing his training in the Taller de Músics from 1982 to 1986. He is part of the first class of students of the school’s Study Program, together with Marc Miralta, Perico Sambeat, Iñaki Salvador, Joan Monné and Vicenç Solsona, among others.

Subjects: Electric Bass/Double Bass, Instrumental Ensemble


Since 2009 he has been a graduate of the Escola Superior de Música de Catalunya (ESMUC) in Modern Music and Jazz. He started his activity as a teacher of the electric bass in the Taller de Músics. At that time he participated in the creation of the first Rock Area of the School, collaborating in the design of the program and giving classes of Instrument and Combos. He also participated in the creation of the modern music school Blue Train in Sabadell in 1987.

He has carried out an intense activity as a session musician, composer and producer with all kinds of artists and musical styles throughout his 30-year professional career. He has collaborated with artists such as Luis Aguilé, Dyango, Joan Díaz, Alfonso Carrascosa, Marc Miralta, John Zorn, Jaume Sisa, Gerard Quintana, Toti Soler, Marc Ayza and Martí Serra, as well as the Taller de Músics Big Band and the Orquesta Selvatana. He has played with Jordi Batiste, El Pont d’Arcalis, Mamadou Diabate, Sílvia Pérez Cruz, Elisabeth Raspall, Parrita, Xavi Lloses, Albert Pla, Jordi Bonell, David Xirgu, Aldo Caviglia, Laura Simó, Jordi Matas, Víctor de Diego and Jorge Pardo.

In 1997, he resumed teaching in Vidreres, Figueres and Gerona. Later on, he returned to the Taller de Músics Music School, where he has been teaching electric bass, double bass and instrumental ensemble ever since. He is responsible for writing books on bass instruments and double bass in the first and middle cycles. Since 2006 he has also been working as a teacher and musical promoter in the town of Anglès, in the interior of the Selva.

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