Antonio Serrano (Madrid 1974) started studying music when he was seven with his father, who taught him to play the harmonica. Then he studied piano, violin and percussion at Alicante and Madrid Conservatorios, and studied harmonica with Larry Adler in London.
His amazing career includes an award in 2014 by the Masters of Mediterranean Music in flamenco jazz, another one by the Berklee Mediterranean Music Institute, and the Grammy Latino for his participation in the recording of Entre 20 aguas: a la música de Paco de Lucía.
He has worked in different musical contexts from classical music to jazz, flamenco, tango and even pop. He has played with the symphony orchestras of Belgium, Cologne, Heidelberg, Kiel and Istanbul among others, playing original concertos for harmonica including those by H. Villalobos, M. Arnold and V. Williams and arrangements of works by G. Enescu, G.Gershwin or R. Korsakov.
Antonio has been a member of Paco de Lucía’s ensemble for 10 years, he made 8 world tours with Paco. As a jazz musician, he has played with Toots Thielemans, Winton Marsalis, Jerry Gonzalez, Chano Domínguez, Lou Bennet, Jorge Pardo, Vicente Amigo, Perico Sambeat and Javier Colina among others.