Xavier Figuerola

Department of Jazz, Flamenco, Popular and Traditional Catalan Music


Clarinet Jazz
Clarinet Música Moderna
Saxòfon Jazz
Saxòfon Música Moderna

Figuerola Xavier


Bachelor’s degree in Clarinet from the Conservatori de Barcelona.

Bachelor’s degree in Jazz Guitar and Modern Music Performance from ESMUC.


He collaborated with pop artists such as Stevie Wonder, Jerry Lewis, Mecano, and Joan Manuel Serrat.

He has collaborated with the Orquestra del Gran Teatre del Liceu.

He is an established member of the Orquestra de Cambra del Teatre Lliure.

He has performed concerts with jazz artists like Tete Montoliu, Harold Land, Dick Oatts, Egberto Gismonti, Randy Brecker, John Abercrombie, Vince Mendoza, and Dave Liebman, among others.


13 recordings with the Orquestra de Cambra del Teatre Lliure.

He has recorded CDs with Lluís Llach, Serrat, Moncho, Mecano, Bebo Valdés, Miguel Poveda, and various Catalan pop and rock groups.



  • Best Saxophone Soloist in 2005 and 2006 (Associació de Músics de Jazz de Catalunya).


Xavier Figuerola combines his role as a teacher at ESMUC with his steady participation in the Orquestra de Cambra del Teatre Lliure. As for future interests and research projects, he aims to enhance the field of woodwind dubbing.