Trained as a saxophonist and self-taught multi-instrumentalist, Edu Cabello has shown that he possesses a unique language, full of expressiveness, lyricism and originality, as well as being one of the young promises of spanish jazz.
Málaga, 1994. He began his musical career at the age of 8, within the Banda Juvenil de Música Miraflores y Gibraljaire, where he remained until 2015.
In 2017 he concluded his classical saxophone studies at Conservatorio Superior de Música de Málaga. During this period he began to be interested in jazz, for which he joined the AJM (Málaga Jazz Association), and studied at Escuela Municipal de Música de Alhaurín de la Torre and at CAMM Maestro Puyana for 3 years, with teachers like Tete Leal, Ernesto Aurignac and Enrique Oliver.
He has also received classes from saxophonists such as Perico Sambeat, Gianni Gagliardi, Johan van der Linden and Gorka Benítez and Master Classes from musicians such as Brandford Marsalis, Eric Alexander, Michael Kanan, Steve Grossman, Seamus Blake, Chris Cheek, Peter Bernstein, Jimmy Wormworth, Christian Scott a Tunde Adjuah, Shai Maestro, Samara Joy, Alexandre Doisy and Arno Bornkamp.
In his discography he has more than 10 albums as a leader and sideman with projects such as Edu Cabello Quartet, María Esteban Quintet, Eddie Mejía Sextet (Bill McHenry, Milena Casado, Ramon Prats and Masa Kamaguchi), Kukundé Quintet, Ivan Ilic Balkanaizer and Maximilian Hering Group, with a concert tour around Germany and the Netherlands in 2022.
He has worked as a multi-instrumentalist in musical theater productions such as "A Chorus Line", directed by Antonio Banderas and Baayork Lee, "Cruz de Navajas el Musical", the Spanish tour of "La Cage Aux Folles" and the season in Barcelona of "The Producers", the last two under the direction of Àngel Llàcer and Manu Guix.
In 2022 he participated as a saxophone and improvisation teacher in the I International Saxophone Course "Gaman Ensemble", in the city of Almería.
He has received various awards such as the Second Prize in the Juventudes Musicales de España de Jazz competition, the Da Camera Prize for the best chamber music performance in the Málaga Crea 2016 competition, the Second Prize in the band competition of the International Jazz Festival Portón del Jazz of Alhaurín de la Torre for two consecutive years and the First Prize in the Jazz Jove 2019 contest in Valencia.