Ed Calle


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Musician, Product Endorser, Music Educator

Ed Calle is a saxophonist deeply rooted in Latin jazz. His musical journey began in junior high and high school, where he played in school bands and at his local church at just 12 years old. By 15, he was already recording on an eight-track tape machine, setting the stage for a prolific career. Throughout his career, he’s collaborated with a diverse range of artists, including the Bee Gees, George Clinton, Two Live Crew, Julio Iglesias and Gloria Estefan. Ed is passionate about music education and actively participates in student outreach programs, such as those led by Melvin Quinones at Victory Musical Instruments, to inspire young musicians to pursue their musical passions. If you’re looking to hear a smooth solo by Ed, check out Frank Sinatra’s Duets II album and the song with Antônio Carlos Jobim “Fly Me to the Moon!”