Vincent Veloso

You may have seen him on Univision, Urban Latino, at SOB's, Joe's Pub or the Main event at the Montreal Jazz Festival 2002.You probably have heard him on tenor sax and trumpet if you've ever watched the show Trading Spaces, on flute on Showtime's original movies theme or all three on MTV from time to time.

Vince Veloso definitely is a hard working musician. An NYU Music graduate , he has studied with Ted Nash, Ralph Lalama, Vincent Herring, George Garzone and Steve Coleman. “I owe a lot of my approach to the saxophone and music to my mentor, Mr. George Garzone, Maceo Parker and another great saxophonist Mr. Kenny Garrett.”, Vince says.

Since 1995, he has been working with many of the established rock en espanol crowd, as well as many highy respected jazz musicians, swing and funk acts. Has worked and/or appeared with King Chango, Ozomatli, Los Pericos, Los Amigos Invisibles, Control Machete, Sean Lennon, Jaron Lanier, Badawi, Kaleta, Frank Foster, “Alkebulan” Rodriguez, Jazz Sawyer, Kembale, Pacha, Orbita, Mlumbo, Dave Stryker, George Garzone, Joe Shepley, Donald Byrd, Bryan Lynch, Sidestepper, Bobby Sanabria, Arturo O'farrill, Sunny Jain, Tootes and the Maytails, Nick Palumbo and the Flipped fedoras,Dean Shot and the blues Revue, Si Se, Aterciepolatos, Avatar, The Neville Brothers, Topaz, Brenda K Starr, and many others

Vince is also featured on an impressive number of CDs, commercial recordings and films. He is also an accomplished educator, both as a private teacher and as an instructor at the Academy of music of Ramapo College where he teaches winds and music theory. Currently he is working with:
Pacha (
Mlumbo( records,Sweden)
Azouhni & the Afroyorkers(
Akoya afrobeat
Zozo Afrobeat

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Willing to teach

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Albums by Vincent Veloso

Album Velosity by Vincent Veloso


Independent Records



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