Saxophonist and composer, Roberto Nieva, was born in Ávila, Spain. From an early age, he showed great interest in music. He always worried about his musical technique which led him to study at the Professional Conservatory of Music in his hometown. Years later, he moved to San Sebastian to complete his studies at the Higher Music Center of the Basque Country, Musikene. Outside of the academic framework, he has been able to study and receive master classes from musicians such as Branford Marsalis, Miguel Zenón, Loren Stillman, Roman Filiu or Bob Mintzer.
He currently lives in Madrid where he is regularly in the city’s music scene and where he has worked with musicians such as: Bob Sands, Bobby Martinez, Miguel Blanco, Juanma Barroso, Jorge Vistel, Maikel Vistel, Reinier Elizarde “Negron”, Luis Guerra, Big Band Ap, CMQ Big Band or The Resistance Jazz Ensemble.
Throughout his career he...