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Toni Mora was born in Madrid (Spain) where he began his musical studies at the young age of 10 learning classical guitar at the Reina Sofía Conservatory in Madrid. Few years later he begins to study Jazz guitar with a private teacher from his town.
In 2004 he receives a scolarship to study in Holland, where he completed a 4 years Bachelor Program in Jazz Guitar Performance and Teaching at the Conservatory of Rotterdam (CODARTS) obtaining a grade of 9.5. He had the chance to participate in Masterclasess with some of the greatest musicians in the Jazz World like Kurt Rosenwinkel, John Scofield, Richard Bona, Mike Stern, Jonathan Kreisberg, Jeff Ballard, etc. During those years he has worked with many different projects and performed with musicians such as Hans Van Osterhout, Miguel Rodriguez, Marc Cuevas, Tomás Merlo, Ander García, Gianni Gagliardi, Paco Perera, Santi Colomer, David Gonzalez, Juan Galiardo, Cesar la Torre, Pere Loewe, Victor Jimenez, Manuel Perfumo, Arturo Serra, Tito Alcedo , Pepa Niebla, Jimmy Weinstein, Jose Manuel León, David León, Tuur Moens, Marcos Varela, Sotirys Dnouvas in Clubs and Festivals in Holland, Spain, France, Luxembourg and Slovenia including the North sea Jazz Festival where he played with the Bobby Sanabria's Big Band.
Toni Mora has also participated in several albums as a sideman such as the Lovro Ravbar´s album "Rush Hour", Michel Vrydag, Maping Roots, Pepa Niebla Quintet "Reinassance" ,Atomos "Lets make a Circle" Kim Joonghyuk "Time Remembered" and Maria Cavaes "My Self" where he also worked as Composer and Arranger.
In 2014 he decided to move to Brussels, where he is currently based, and where he has completed a Master program in Jazz guitar at the Royal Conservatory of Brussels with distinction.
Since then he is an active musician of the Brussels Jazz scene where he is leading his own Quartet and has been working with musicians such as Pit Dahm, Boris Schmidt, Vincent Thekal, Sal La Rocca, Alex Gilson, Armando Luongo, Filippo Bianchini, Marco Bardoscia, Maayan Smith, Maxime Moyaerts, Daniele Cappuchi, Jean Paul Estevenart, Victor Foulon, Alex Koo, Hendrik Lasure, Daniel Jonkers, Baptiste Dolt, Garif Telzhanov, Michel Vrydag, Kris Duerinckx, Pepa Niebla among others.
Toni Mora has recently recorded his first album as a leader under the title "Beyond Words" which was released under the label Unit Records on the 16th of June of 2017.