Adjunct | Saxophone
Aldo Salvent is an award-winning saxophonist and composer based out of Florida. He holds a master’s degree in Saxophone Performance from Florida International University (FIU) and is a Summa Cum Laude graduate from both the National University of Costa Rica and the Amadeo Roldan Conservatory in La Habana, Cuba.
While in Cuba, he won first-prize at the “Amadeo Roldan” National Classical Saxophone Competition for four consecutive years (1992-1995).
As a saxophonist, he has toured throughout Taiwan, United States, Ecuador, Mexico, Panama, Canada, Honduras, El Salvador, Guatemala, Cuba, Brasil and Argentina at major theatres, clubs, universities and international jazz festivals, sharing the stage with Paquito D’ Rivera, Jim Gasior, Dr. Josh Quinlan, Mike Orta, Jamie Ousley, Alex Terrier, Sammy Figueroa, Greg Osby, James Carter, among others.
Mr. Salvent was a saxophone professor at the National University of Costa Rica (UNA) for five years (2006-2011) and has been invited as an international jury in several saxophone international festivals and competitions in Mexico, Honduras and Costa Rica.
In 2009, he became the first P. Mauriat Endorsed Saxophone Artist in Central America.
Mr. Salvent premiered classical saxophone pieces in Costa Rica ( “Cascada” by Jose Luis Cortes and “Miradas Furtivas” by Jose Maria Vitier, as well as in United States (“Tema con Variaciones y Fuga” by Andres Alen.
Awarded with a full scholarship, Mr. Salvent moved to the United States in 2013 in order to pursue his master’s degree in Jazz Saxophone Performance at Florida International University with Professor Gary Campbell.
In August 2014 he recorded his first solo album “Da Capo” as a leader on Dazzle Recordings Label in Denver-Colorado, receiving very positive reviews from “All About Jazz” Magazine and El Nuevo Herald newspaper after the official release in January 2015. “Da Capo” is available in Itunes, Amazon and CD Baby.
Saxophonist Aldo Salvent is currently a very in high demand performer/clinician. He is also a Gonzalez Reeds Performing Artist.