Saxophonist, composer, orchestrator, producer, scholar, professor, and leader Ed Calle is known for his extraordinary ability to sight-read, interpret, and perform vitally any musical style. Throughout the globe, his peers and colleagues often laud his versatility.
Born in Caracas, Venezuela to Spanish parents, Calle can be heard on more than 1,200 albums, almost 9,000 singles, and countless movie and television soundtracks both as a soloist, sideman, composer, arranger, conductor, and producer. He appears on Grammy – award – winning albums by Frank Sinatra, Juan Luis Guerra, Arturo Sandoval, Juanes, Vicky Carr, Gloria Estefan, and Jon Secada. Calle has also recorded and performed around the world with music royalty including Phil Ramone, Tom Dowd, Carlos Santana, Eddie Money, Greg Allman , Emilio Estefan, Chick Corea, Michael and Randy Brecker, Tito Puente, Celia Cruz, John Patitucci, Donna Summer, the Bee Gees, Natalie Cole, Smokey Robinson, Shakira, The Temptations, The Four Tops, Dave Valentin, Lenny Kravitz, K.C. & the Sunshine Band, Placid Domingo, JLo, and Vanessa Williams just to name a few.
Jul 27, 2018, 8PM
Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami
770 NE 125th Street (Joan Lehman Building)
North Miami, FL 33161