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David Valdez

David Valdez

Jazz / Latin Jazz Lake Oswego, OR  US
Desert Flower
Desert Flower
Merci, Mon Frere
Merci, Mon Frere
Peaceful Brookside
Peaceful Brookside
No Momento
No Momento
Shades of Hapiness
Shades of Hapiness


  • Wed

    May 20

    Olympia, WA, US | 8:00pm
  • 2014

    Sep 21

    Beaverton, OR, US | 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

    w/Grammy nominated guitarist Andre Bush & Weber Iago

  • 2010

    Aug 30

    Portland, OR, US | 10:00pm

    W/ Javier Nero Septet

  • 2010

    Aug 28

    Vancouver, WA, US | 11:00am

    W/ Weber Iago & Art Lillard



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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