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EC Sax

He grew up in an evangelical church where he had an opportunity to play and grow musically with other musicians.

At 11 years he entered the Silva Marques Regional Conservatory in Alhandra.
He has a degree in Saxophone from the School of Music of Lisbon since 2006.

He studied and attended Marsterclasses / workshops with José Massarrão, Pedro Rego, Hugo Gaito, Guto Lucena, Pedro Moreira, João Moreira, Pierric Leman, Stephane Laporte, Joel Batteau, Henk Van Twillert, Jean-Yves Formeau, David Binney, Massimiliano Donninelli, Tim Price, Ohad Talmor and George Garzone.

He is an integral part of the faculty of the Academy of Music of Santa Cecilia since 2005 in the discipline of Saxophone. He has also lectured at the Metropolitan Conservatory of Music of Lisbon, Silva Marques Regional Conservatory and Santarém Conservatory of Music.

He has collaborated live and / or recorded with artists of various musical areas such as Herman José, Aurea, Rui Veloso, Fernando Tordo, Paulo Carvalho, Trovante, Carlos Mendes, Paco Bandeira, Paulo Flores, Don Kikas, Vânia Fernandes, Tony Carreira, Yuri da Cunha, Eduardo Paím, The Black Mamba, Cool Hipnoise, Marco Lobo, Matias Damásio, Yola Semedo, Eddy Tussa, Grace Évora among others ... He had the privilege of being the resident Saxophonist of Hermanos José Tv TalkShows from 2004 until today where he accompanied several national and international artists always with Musical Direction of Maestro / Pianist Pedro Duarte.

He has also collaborated with orchestras such as the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation Orchestra, Cascais and Oeiras Chamber Orchestra, Lusitanus Ensemble, Claus Nymark Big Band, Big Band Reunion, BigBand ToraTora, Hot Band Portugal Big Band, Chattanooga Big Band.
Founding musician of the European Movement Jazz Orchestra and the Lisbon Underground Music Ensemble.

Currently is Saxophonist and Musical Director of the Artist AUREA.

Elmano Coelho lives in Lisbon where he develops his activity as Musician and Teacher.
Touches saxophones Soprano, Alto, Tenor and Baritone, Cross flute.

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