Alberto Pinton has been performing as bandleader and sideman since the mid-eighties, on all sizes of saxophones, clarinets and flutes.
His current projects are the Alberto Pinton Trio, Alberto Pinton Noi Siamo and the Alberto Pinton Sestetto Contemporaneo.
Alberto has released thirteen albums of original music, eleven as a leader and two as co-leader, with the following constellations: Alberto Pinton Clear Now, Dog Out, Alberto Pinton Quintet, Pinton/Kullhammar/Zetterberg/Nordeson, Alberto Pinton Nascent, Alberto Pinton Noi Siamo, AP6C.
Alberto Pinton has toured and performed with, among others, Kenny Wheeler, John Surman, John Warren, Bob Brookmeyer, Maria Schneider, Jerry Bergonzi, Lennart Åberg, Nils Landgren, Nils Lindberg, Georg Riedel, Kenny Werner, Steve Grey, Norma Winstone, George Russell, Tim Hagans, Peter Erskine, Joe Lovano, Steve Swallow, Carla Bley, Adam Nussbaum, bassist Avishai Cohen, trumpeter Avishai Cohen, the Swedish Radio Jazz Group, Stockholm Jazz Orchestra, Norrbotten Big Band, Peter Asplund Jazz Orchestra, Håkan Broström New Places Orchestra, Bohuslän Big Band.
His teaching experience, stretching over more than twenty years, includes classes of ear training, improvisation, ensemble and instrumental lessons at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm. Master classes in Sweden, Italy and Canada.
Alberto received full scholarships from the Berklee College of Music and the Manhattan School of Music respectively. He graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Bachelor's Degree in Saxophone Performance at Berklee, Boston, in 1990 and with a Master's Degree in Saxophone Performance at the Manhattan School of Music, New York in 1995. During his four years sojourn in the USA, Alberto studied the saxophone with Hamiet Bluiett, Joe Temperley, George Garzone, Joe Viola, Dick Oatts, Gary Smulyan, Jerry Bergonzi, John Purcell. Theory and composition studies with Maria Schneider, Ludmila Ulehla and Nils Vigeland.