Ed Calle Ed Calle

Saxophonist Ed Calle is known for his extraordinary ability to play bebop, Latin and contemporary jazz, and pop. Born in Caracas of Spanish parents, it was obvious from the start that he was a natural player and now, Calle can be heard on hundreds of recordings both as a sideman and soloist.

He appears on Grammy-award-winning albums by Frank Sinatra, Vicky Carr, Arturo Sandoval, and Jon Secada, as well as on numerous television and motion picture soundtracks. He also has recorded and performed around the world with such artists as Gloria Estefan, Julio Iglesias, Michael Bolton, Bob James, Bobby Caldwell, Rhianna, Extreme, and Vanessa Williams.

Among his many solo recordings, “Ed Calle Plays Santana” garnered a Latin Grammy Award nomination in 2005. His latest release “In the Zone” (2006) features original compositions and jazz standards and earned a Latin Grammy nomination in 2007.

Besides being an internationally acclaimed jazz performer and prolific composer and arranger, Calle is in great demand as a jazz clinician and enjoys working with students. Ed has served as a guest artist and clinician with the Monk Institute and at colleges including Brigham Young University, Temple College, The University of North Florida, The University of Florida, The University of Miami, and West Palm Beach Community College.

Ed and Sari Calle live with their three children in South Florida where Ed serves as Associate Professor Senior of Music Business and Production at Miami Dade College

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Album Ed Calle 360 by Ed Calle

Ed Calle 360

Mojito Records
2016

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Album In The Zone by Ed Calle

In The Zone

Mojito Records
2007

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Sunset Harbor

Concord Music Group
1999

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