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Primary Instrument: Saxophone

Felipe Salles is a native of Sao Paulo, Brazil, who currently lives and performs in New York City. His group, The Felipe Salles Quintet is the result of this cultural fusion, a blend of elements from two of the richest musical traditions in the world: Brazilian/Latin music and Jazz.

Before coming to the United States, Felipe was active in numerous combos and bands as a saxophonist, composer and arranger. He played with such bands as Octeto de Musica Brasileira, Zerro Santos Big Band, Banda Farinha Seca, Zydeco Band, Santa Gafieira, Sampa Crew, Savoy Quartet, and the Axel Fisch Group, and has performed with Brazilian artists such as Daniela Mercury, Paulo Moura and Wagner Tiso. He has also appeared on the same bill as many prominent American artists, including Betty Carter, at Bourbon Street Club, in São Paulo, Brazil....
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”Felipe Salles has truly taken a step into the future with this CD. He has found a way to incorporate the rich musical heritage of his native country, Brazil ( with more than a nod to the genius Hermeto Pascoal), while at the same time incorporating sounds and colors from the advanced harmonies of 20th century contemporary classical music. Possessing a gift for orchestration and arranging, Felipe's music is definitely pointing to the future.” --David Liebman

”It’s always refreshing to witness the emergence of new and vibrant talent. Such is the case with saxophonist Felipe Salles new cd Further South...

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Music

Featured recording “Ugandan Suite”

Ugandan Suite

Tapestry
2013
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    Uganda Suite

    Tapestry Records
    2014
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    Ugandan Suite

    Tapestry
    2014
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    South American Suite

    Curare Records
    2008
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    Mind Motions

    Blue Moon
    2003
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    Further South


    2002
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