Saxophonist, clarinetist, composer, improviser and
Born in Madrid Ricardo Tejero lives in UK since 2001.
His work ranges through improvisation, jazz, Latin and
African music as well as his own compositions, and
conduction of large orchestras.
Initially self-taught, Tejero studied with Wade Mathews and
started playing improvised music under the guidance
of Chefa Alonso at the same time as he was playing
in different ad hoc bands, developing an active role in
improvised music scene of late 90's.
Graduated in Jazz and Contemporary Music at Leeds
College Music in 2005, Tejero obtained in 2007 a
Masters Degree in Contemporary Music at Brunel
University (London) under professors Richard Barret
and Peter Wieg.
Since he moved to London in 2005 Tejero has maintained an
active role mainly in the
local improvised music scene for several years, but also
covering other styles
playing with musicians like Steve Noble, Dominic Lash, Mark
Sanders, Tony Marsh, Niko Meinhold, John Edwards, Alexander
Hawkins, Matthias Muller or Frank Paul Schubert amongst