Sofía Salvo is a baritone sax player and improviser from Buenos Aires, Argentina, currently living in Berlin, Germany.

Her performances include a strong combination between acoustic noisy sounds and dark introspective melodies.
 

BIO

 

Sofía Salvo is an Argentinian baritone sax player and improviser born in Buenos Aires in 1994. She began playing alto sax at the age of 12 and studied classical music at Conservatorio de musica de Morón Alberto Ginastera and jazz at Escuela de Arte Leopoldo Marechal. She took lessons with Tony Malaby, Rodrigo Dominguez and Ramiro Flores.

Her carreer is now focused on free improvisation, and she's aiming to create interdisciplinary works with other artists. She turns both her amusement and uncertainty about life into weird shaped sounds and movements sparkling in real time, which make her perfomances be quite passionate and intense.


She's been part of Desvio, an improviser's orchestra that reunited some of the most creative musicians in Bs. As.' scene such as Pablo Diaz, Cecilia Quinteros, Hernan Samá, Marcelo Von Schultz, Gustavo Obligado and others. Desvio worked with composers that wrote pieces especially for this orchestra.

In the classical music world, she’s been part of the OEBA, Bs. As.’ student’s orchestra conducted by Guillermo Zalcman, for over 5 years, where she premiered a piece for sax quartet and orchestra and toured around Argentina.

Outside the free improvisation scene, she also has been part of other musical projects: La Negra Nieves, a powerful funk and soul women nonet which with she played for over 7 years and has edited 1 album (one more produced by Mariano Otero to be released soon), and toured around Argentina; and Cuarteto de Senioritas, a sax quartet that performs original compositions and arrangements of tango wich released their second album Affaire under the cultural sponsorship of the city of Bs. As. Sofía's been part of the 2019 Biennial of young art from the city of Buenos Aires goverment with her project La Negra Nieves.

Also, she has collaborated as a session musician for various pop rock argentinian artists, such as Los Besos, Coiffeur, Pommez Internacional, and Blau.

She's been teaching sax and music lessons since her 17 years old and also has given free improvisation workshops with her group Motor in Rosario and Buenos Aires.

VIDEOS

 

MUSIC

 

El segundo es terrible 
Reiki y plusvalía (2019)

Edited by TVL REC
 

Guido Kohn - Cello
Sofía Salvo - Baritone Sax

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Motor (2020)

Edited by Nendo Dango Records

Gustavo Obligado - Alto Sax

Sofia Salvo - Baritone Sax

Marcelo Von Schultz - Drums

Florida Warnes
(2018)

David Sapoznicoff - Cello

Gonzalo Mazzutti - Double Bass

Gino Crelier - Drums

Sofía Salvo - Alto and Baritone Sax

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