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GF Sax

Born in December on the 12 day of 1994, a native of Quinta do Conde, he began studying saxophone in the Perpetual Philharmonic Band of Azeitonense.

His qualification includes the training of music courses at the Music Conservatory of Linda-a-Velha, the Metropolitan Professional School and the Lisbon Superior School of Music, where he graduated and taught in the musical field, guided by professor João Pedro Silva and José Pasta.

During this period he had the privilege of sharing stages, attending workshops, lectures and conversations with countless internationally renowned saxophonists and personalities who have been a source of inspiration such as James Carter, Paquito D'Rivera, Gary Smulyan, Branford Marsalis, Collin Stentson, Derek Brown, Mario Marzzi, James Houlik, JM Londeix, Jean-Ives Formeau, António Filipe Belijar, Gerad McChrystal, Alexandre Doisy, Arno Bornkamp, ​​among others.

In 2016, he joins the band of the Portuguese Air Force as Alto Saxophonist and / or Baritone. He teaches Saxophone at the BBVTV Academy in Torres Vedras, where he continues the legacy left by Ricardo Branco and applied the lessons learned in the master's degree in music pedagogy.

He has performed with several bands such as Gabriel the Thinker, LUME (Lisbon Underground Music Ensemble), Kingdom Stage, UrbanVibsz, Prince Áddamo, among others. Having the privilege of accompanying them in some parts of the globe, such as Cape Verde and Brazil.