Alejandra Artiel (1987 Ceuta, Spain). Raised in Cadiz, When she was 8 years old she moves to El Puerto de Santa María (Cádiz) where she studied classical piano at Conservatorio Rafael Taboada with Aurora Ballesteros. Later, she studied at Real Conservatorio Manuel de Falla (Cádiz) with Mariluz Salvatierra, Pepe Ríos y Antonio Sillero.

Years later, at the age of 22 years old and due to her love for Clifford Brown's music, she began to study trumpet with Manuel Calvo “Lipi” at the same time she was studying Civil Engineering at the University of Cádiz.

In 2010, she moves to Groningen (Holland) to continue with her engineering studies at Hanze University of Groningen, it allowed her to meet the jazz scene in the city and attend in some masterclasses at the Prince Claus Conservatoire. 

The following year, she moves to Amsterdam to start her jazz bachelor at Conservatorium van Amsterdam.

In 2014, she settled in Donostia-San Sebastián (Spain) to study bachelor jazz trumpet at Musikene (Basque Country) with Chris Kase besides to take lessons from Jo Krause, Miguel López or Sorkunde Idigoras and many more.
Her passion for music, specially jazz music, is due to her family. Her father plays Flamenco guitar and her mother is a great music lover, especially black music. 

Since a very young age, she is fascinated by Big band music, mainly Thad Jones and Maria Schneider, because of that, she continues studying with the trombonist, arranger and big band conductor Ed Partyka..

This passion for jazz orchestras is the reason she became member of some big bands, mainly Andalucia Big band. She is member since 2013 and she had the opportunity to play in many festivals in Spain and Portugal with great artists like Chris Kase, Perico Sambeat, Eero Koivistoinen, or Rosario La Tremendita and many more.
Aside from big bands, she collaborated with other bands like Buffalo, Nacho Soto 'Experiment 64', the artist Juan Valderrama or Javi Ruibal for the recording of Liziqi with Álvaro Gandul, Diego Villegas or José Manuel Popo.

She also works as a film score composer, especially documental genre. In 2020, she had the chance to work with the director César Déneken for some short movies like Recordar (2020), Vidas por escribir (2020) or El tabique de las lamentaciones (2021).

Nowadays she lives in Bilbao (Spain) and works as a teacher, teaching trumpet, jazz and modern music, piano, music theory, harmony, arranging, composing, etc. besides her job as arranger and composer by commission and performance with Andalucia Big Band, Clasijazz Valparaíso Big band, CROCUS or her own trio where she mixes electronic music, jazz, free improvisation, etc.

But it's not all about music, she combines all this with his other great passion: animals, especially dogs and wolves. This leads her to study veterinary nursing and attend some workshops with David Nieto Macéin and the expert wolf biologist Pepe España.