double bass

Miguel Menezes was born in Leiria in 1978. He joins the classical double bass class in the Music School of Lisbon's Conservatory while learning jazz at the city's Hot Club Music School. Studying at Trinity College of Music in London, he starts his higher education in classical double bass. He studies and perfects his knowledge in the classical context, while studying jazz with Nelson Cascais and Ken Filiano. He has had the opportunity to play with several orchestras and various musicians and jazz groups, notably Maria João and Mário Laginha, Alexandre Frazão, Jorge Reis, among others.

Studying at Trinity College of Music in London

Nasceu em Leiria em 1978. Ingressa na Escola de Música do Conservatório na classe de contrabaixo clássico, ao mesmo tempo que se inicia no jazz no Hot Club de Lisboa. Estuda em Londres na Trinity College of Music, iniciando o ensino superior em contrabaixo clássico. Tocou já em várias orquestras e com diversos músicos e formações Jazz, de salientar Maria João e Mário Laginha, Alexandre Frazāo, Tahina Rahary, Jorge Reis, entre outros.