Mariano E. Abello

Instruments: Saxophones, Flute, Clarinets, Oboe

An accomplished musician and global citizen involved in many social projects around the world, Mariano is an experienced saxophone, flute, clarinet and oboe performer. He is also director of KJC and Jazz Education Abroad and founder of Nepal Music Educators Society.

Graduated Cum Laude in Jazz Studies, Masters in Art in woodwind performance and pedagogy and the Florida Atlantic University, he teamed up with Nirakar Yakthumba to found KJC in 2007 to take Nepal’s music talents to the next level. He regularly tours the world performing and teaching workshops on jazz, flamenco, classical and Hindustani music.