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David Valdez

- US Lake Oswego, OR Jazz / Latin Jazz


Label: Diatic Records

Bio: Born in San Francisco in 1967, David grew up in Santa Cruz, California. David picked up the saxophone at the age of 8 years old. He attended Berklee College of music on full scholarship, where he studied with George Garzone and saxophone guru Joseph Viola (who also taught Michael Brecker, Brandfo... See Full Bio

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“:Saxophonist David Valdez is a full-throttle player with a rich knowledge of both bebop and latin jazz. You can hear in the warmth of his tone and the urgency of his wail, time-well spent in the jazz salt mines of NYC, the Bay Area, and beyond." ”
— Tim Duroche, Strong Week
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  • Sun

    Sep 21

    Beaverton, OR, US | 6:00pm

    Beaverton, OR, US
    Sun Sep 21 6:00pm


    Sunday, September 21st, Concert with Jasnam Daya Singh (Weber Iago) and Aurora Chorus! The final Peace, Love, and Good Vibrations concert opens with the Aurora Chorus, followed by a duo with Jasnam on piano and alto-sax player, David Valdez. The two musicians will play original compositions and arrangements written by Jasnam. A free-will offering will be taken to benefit Home Free, Volunteers of America’s domestic violence intervention program.

  • 2011

    Aug 12

    Portland, OR, US | 8:00pm

    Portland, OR, US
    Fri Aug 12, 2011 8:00pm


    w/Grammy nominated guitarist Andre Bush & Weber Iago

  • 2010

    Aug 30

    Portland, OR, US | 10:00pm

    Portland, OR, US
    Mon Aug 30, 2010 10:00pm


    W/ Javier Nero Septet

  • 2010

    Aug 28

    Vancouver, WA, US | 11:00am
    Vancouver Wine & Jazz Fest...
    Vancouver, WA, US
    Sat Aug 28, 2010 11:00am


    W/ Weber Iago & Art Lillard

  • 2010

    Aug 21

    Portland, OR, US | 7:30pm

    Portland, OR, US
    Sat Aug 21, 2010 7:30pm


    Trio w/ Weber Iago & Art Lillard

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