Nono Fernández is one of the most outstanding double bass players on the Spanish jazz scene. Born in Cádiz and based in Barcelona for decades, he has been a member of a large number of jazz bands in the territory and has performed with the most important artists on the scene.
Nono Fernández was self-taught until he moved to Barcelona, where he studied at the Taller de Músics. Later, he obtained a higher diploma in Jazz at the Escola Superior de Música de Catalunya (ESMUC).
From a very young age he was part of different dance groups until he met the guitarist Tito Alcedo, with whom he joined the band La Doñana. There he came into contact with rock and jazz music.
At Taller de Músics he met artists such as Ignasi Terraza, Pau Bombardó, Joan Chamorro and Tete Montoliu, with whom he performed several concerts.
Later, he joined the Big Band Jazz Terrassa, under the direction of John Dubuclet. From this time onwards, he worked as a freelance musician, playing and participating in a multitude of groups of different styles and trends.
During his career, he has worked with musicians such as Horace Parlan, Josep Maria Farràs, Johnny Griffin, Slide Hampton, Walter Perkins, Deborah Brown, Dennis Rowland and Dave Mitchell, among many others. He also has an extensive discography.
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