Saxophone player, improviser and composer, born in Buenos Aires to a Brazilian mother and a Jewish Argentinean father, Damián Birbrier grew up in the lush countryside of Southcentral Brazil, among abundant forests and hot springs.
Damián completed a bachelor's degree in Brazilian popular music specialized in saxophone at the University of Campinas (Unicamp, Brazil). At the end of his degree, he released his first album "Impromptu" in 2015. The same year, he moves to Montreal. Damián obtained a Master's degree in music theory from the University of Montreal in 2018.
His musical practice is focused on improvisation, interactions and collective creations. He exchanges experiences with artists from a variety of fields such as traditional Latin-American music, poetry, theater, dance, and visual arts. Throughout his artistic career he has performed with Zeca Baleiro, Frejat, Nelson Ayres, Roberto Sion, Herbie Hancock, and more.