Musician Miguel Ángel Chastang, pioneer of jazz in Spain, dies

The musician Michelangelo Chastang, a pioneer of jazz in Spain and former director of the SGAE, has died at the age of 69, as confirmed by the copyright entity itself, of which he was a part.

We regret to have to give the news of the death of the musician Miguel Ángel Chastang. All our love to your family and friends. Rest in Peace, “said SGAE.

Partner of this entity since 1985, He was a member of the board of directors and president of the Jazz Task Force. He was currently part of the SGAE Madrid Territorial Council.

A pioneer of jazz in Spain, Chastang also made his way in the United States, where he studied with Ron Carter and worked with numerous artists of the genre. He was one of the first Spanish musicians to adopt the double bass professionally.

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