International Sax Player &
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Juan Antonio Xas is a music producer and session player based in London & Madrid. He started playing keys and saxophone at an early age when his family discovered his talent as an artist.
Having completed a remarkable career in classical music (which includes degrees in saxophone and organ, and winning several international prizes such as ¨Juventudes Musicales de España 2011¨) he decided to make a change in his career and get into music production, jazz performance and film composition at prestigious Berklee College of Music in where he graduated in 2014. While at Berklee he got invited to play with super start Alejandro Sanz at the LATIN GRAMMY AWARDS in 2014 in Las Vegas and he recorded for an extended variety of artists across many musical genres.
Then, after touring the world for a few months, he moved into London (UK) where he is based at the moment working as a music producer, session player (sax, keys & synth), music director, organist, and music educator. Appearances in Tv shows such as "The Voice UK" or "Britain's Got Talent" and concerts in venues like "The Jazz Cafe", "Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club" or "Purcell Room".
Juan Antonio Xas makes himself known as XAS when working as a producer. His track ¨Crossroads¨ won the International John Lennon Competition in New York in the electronic music category. His album SHAMAN (2016) was chosen by UKYA to represent the most original artists in the UK at Derby Festival.