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"Playing Gonzalez reeds brings immense personality to my sound. The right frequencies and warmth result from the Local 627 alto and tenor reeds. You have to try them."
Josh Quinlan

Aldo Salvent

Costa Rica

Aldo started his musical studies in La Habana, Cuba, graduating from Amadeo Roldan Conservatory. He has played in Cuba’s top theatres and concert halls as a soloist.
He studied with the esteemed educators Javier Zalba (of the Buena Vista Social Club, Jose Maria Vitier’s Group, Temperamento and super-group Irakere) and Juan Felipe Tartabull, co-founder of the Cuban classical saxophone school. In Cuba, Aldo participated in four national saxophone competitions, winning first prize in every event.
He moved to Costa Rica and graduated from the National University of Costa Rica (UNA) Summa Cum Laude. In Costa Rica he collaborates with several high profile groups and has played at the National Theatre, the Popular Theatre Melico Salazar, the Eugene O`Neill Concert Hall among others. As a saxophonist he has played in Taiwan, United States, Ecuador, Mexico, Panama, Honduras, Guatemala, Cuba, Brasil, Argentina and Uruguay.
He tought saxophone at the National University and is an active recording artist in major studios in Miami and New York.  He has recorded as a sideman n the United States with well known musicians/projects such as Paquito D`Rivera, Osmany Paredes, Yorgis Goiricelaya, Hilario Bell, Robert Vilera, among other. He has performed/toured with important artists such as James Carter, Alejandro Chiabrando, Pedro Julio Aviles, Alex Terrier, Josh Quinlan, Miguel Fernandez, and Javier Zalba. Since 2009 he is an official P.Mauriat endorsed saxophone artist.
He has been invited as an international jury in several Saxophone Festivals and Competitions in Brasil, Mexico, Honduras, among others.
Mr. Salvent is currently the Director of the Cultural Program at Falcon International School, working on his first CD as a soloist, and has a busy schedule conducting master classes and concerts in Costa Rica and surrounding countries leading his jazz group, an innovative project with his original music.
Since 2012, he is an offical endorsed artist by Gonzalez reeds.

Web: www.aldosalvent.com

Aldo Salvent
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