Saxophonist | Composer | Author | Educator
Aldo Salvent is an award winning saxophonist, composer, arranger, author and educator.
He holds a Doctoral degree from University of Miami Frost School of Music, a Master's from Florida International University, and a Bachelor's with Summa Cum Laude mention from the National University of Costa Rica. He also attended the Amadeo Roldán Music Conservatory in Cuba.
As a saxophonist, Aldo has played and toured in more than 20 countries with a variety of artists including Maria Schneider, Paquito D’ Rivera, Brian Lynch, John Hart, Calixto Oviedo, Ingrid Jensen, Sammy Figueroa, Ken Peplowski, Christine Jensen, Waldo Madera, Chuck Bergeron, Jim Gasior, Jamie Ousley, Gary Keller, Alfredo Chacón and Mike Orta.
In January 2015 Aldo released Da Capo, his first solo album on Dazzle Recordings, receiving outstanding reviews from “All About Jazz."
Besides his own project "Aldo Salvent Quintet," he also performs as a sideman with the Grammy & Latin Grammy Nominated group PALO!, the Waldo Madera Jazz Quintet, Alfredo Chacón's Quartet and Brian Lynch's Spheres of Influences Band.
Aldo is also the author of six books: 10 Exercises to Master All Major Scales Vol. 1, Tenor Altissimo: 21 Fingerings for Tenor Saxophone, Alto Altissimo: 41 Essential Fingerings for Alto Saxophone, Easy Altissimo: 15 Chromatic Patterns for Saxophone, 10 Exercises to Master All Major Scales Vol. 2 and Up an Octave: 10 Advanced Exercises for Saxophone, which are published and available in the Store, as well as Amazon Kindle, Apple Books and Sheet Music Plus.
At the moment, Aldo serves as an adjunct professor of saxophone at Florida International University.
"Horns Up! 10 Dynamic Exercises for Trumpet." Available Now!
Explore the latest interactive music workbook written by Dr. Aldo Salvent where trumpet players will get the chance to work on sound, intonation, time, and music theory.
The book is intended to help trumpeters develop a solid technique on the instrument and a better comprehension of the triads, as well as the blues, melodic minor, diminished, whole tone and major scales.
It is a didactic material designed for trumpeters that can be also used on most instruments."