Alberto Pinton has been performing since the mid eighties as a bandleader and sideman, on all sizes of saxophones, clarinets and flutes.
His current projects are the Alberto Pinton Trio, Alberto Pinton Noi Siamo and the AP6C (Alberto Pinton Sestetto Contemporaneo).
Alberto has released thirteen albums of original music, as leader and co-leader. Previous recordings include productions by Alberto Pinton Clear Now, Dog Out, Alberto Pinton Quintet, Pinton/Kullhammar/Zetterberg/Nordeson, Alberto Pinton Nascent, Alberto Pinton Noi Siamo, AP6C.
He's the recipient of the Swedish award Jazzkannan (2009) and Bert Levins Stipendium (2014).
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, Kenny Werner, Steve Grey, Norma Winstone, George Russell, Tim Hagans, Peter Erskine, Joe Lovano, Steve Swallow, Carla Bley, Adam Nussbaum, Swedish Radio Jazz Group, Stockholm Jazz Orchestra, Bohuslän Big Band, Norrbotten Big Band.
His teaching experience, spanning over more than twenty years, includes classes of ear training, improvisation, ensemble and instrument lessons at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm. Master classes in Sweden, Italy and Canada.
Alberto received two full scholarships from the Berklee College of Music and the Manhattan School of Music. 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, New York in 1995. During his four years stay 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 with Maria Schneider, Ludmila Ulehla and Nils Vigeland.