Rui Salgado
Other(s) album(s) : , Fourmilières , October Sunrise , free , Seagull Tango

Rui Salgado, born and raised in Porto played electric bass guitar in different rockbands during his teenage years. On turning 21, he discovers the double bass and he starts to explore the jazz and classical music. In 2006 he arrives in Belgium, to start his Masters degree with his teacher Nic Thys at the Lemmens Institute in Leuven. In the meantime, he starts the Bansuricollectif and starts to record a CD with mostly own compositions, “Conto”. He’s often seen with bands who play improvised music, such as Marcelo Moncada Space Quartet, Radar Trio (with Marjolaine Charbin). Now he’s mostly playing with Maarten Decombel, Un Diable dans la Boîte and Hijaz.
He is also a teacher at the Music School of Laeken.