José Manuel got his Composition degree from the Conservatorio Superior de Música de Sevilla. In 2006, he started his collaboration with the production company 2/14 (Dosdecatorce) in the creation of their audiovisual products, specifically short films and documentaries. In 2008, he wrote the music for the promotional videos of the Festival Iberoamericano de Huelva. That same year, he worked as music assistant for the TV show "La Batalla de los Coros."
Between 2010 and 2012, he was a member of the organization committee of the Festival de Música de Cine de Úbeda, being in charge of concerts. In 2011, he arrived at the Conservatorio Profesional de Música de Osuna as professor of composition, teaching classes in Harmony, Analysis, and Basis for Composition. That same year, he created the seminar "Técnica de la Música de Cine" (Techniques in Film Music) at the Escuela Andaluza de Medios Audiovisuales ESAMA, which he still teaches.