Manu Brazo is an innovative musician who is redefining the concept of the classical musician in the 21st Century. Considered one of the most influential names around the saxophone on social media, his videos have reached a million views. His unique sound, sensibility and virtuosity have made his performances range from opening for Sir Cliff Richard and for Downton Abbey TV Series official concert to performing as a soloist in some of the most prestigious music halls in the world like Philarmonie Berlin, Royal Albert Hall, Royal Opera House, St Martin in the Fields and the 2018 Proms alongside the Britten-Pears Orchestra under the baton of Marin Alsop.
He often features on Classic FM, where his first performance was rated as “amazing and 100% colossal”. Manu has been a guest on BBC Radio 3 In Tune on multiple occasions since he was named BBCs Introducing Artist of 2018. Manu was selected to be part of some of the most prestigious Young Artist Programmes in the UK, like Making Music’s PDGYA, being only the third Spaniard awarded in this scheme since it was founded in 1961. In 2020 he got selected to be part of the oldest guild of musicians in the world: The Musicians Company (founded in 1351). Manu is an ambassador for Selmer Saxophones, BAM Cases and works actively with other brands such as Legere, Carbonissimo and Vientos Vintage.
His concert debut in the UK was in 2016 with Guildford Symphony Orchestra and in 2017 he performed Tansy Davies’ saxophone concerto with London Sinfonietta. He has performed as a soloist with Bayerisches Kammerorchester Bad Brückenau, Croydon Symphony, Halifax Symphony Orchestra, Sevenoaks Symphony Orchestra, London City Orchestra, OSC (University of Seville), Orquesta Bética de Cámara and Orquesta FiIlarmonía de Granada.