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....
- Ugandan Suite by Alberto Bazzurro
- Uganda Suite by Dan McClenaghan
- South American Suite by Elliott Simon
- South American Suite by Jay Deshpande
- Mind Motions by Mark F. Turner
- Further South by Mark F. Turner
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...