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Marcelo Peralta

Marcelo Peralta Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina on March 5th, 1961, Marcelo Peralta, performer, teacher, composer and arranger, plays all the saxes, piano, accordion, and the Latin American aerophones. He studied piano and music theory at the Antiguo Conservatorio Beethoven, where he obtained a teaching certificate in 1979. At the age of 18, he began to play the baritone sax, showing a particular interest in the music of Serge Chaloff; inspired by John Coltrane, Albert Ayler and Ornette Coleman, he went on to Iearn tenor sax, then alto and finally soprano. While studying harmony and composition under tango composer Sebastian Piana, he taught himself to play trumpet, trombone, tuba, violin, clarinet and other Latin American folk instruments

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Primary Instrument

Saxophone

Location

Madrid, Madrid

Willing to teach

Advanced students only.

Albums

Milonga
Milonga
Melopea Records
1997
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