The Carlos Vizoso Band features high energy smooth Jazz and funk highlighting the music of David Sanborn, Eric Marienthal and Grover Washington Jr.
Carlos Vizoso is currently an instructor for jazz at The University of Florida and has taught Jazz Improvisation, Jazz Fundamentals 1, Jazz Fundamentals 2, Jazz Chamber Music and Jazz History. At the University of Florida, he received the Jim Theriac Jazz Scholarship, has headlined the Hippodrome Jazz Series, performed with Grammy Artist Jose Valentino, percussionist Clyde Connor, and Director of Jazz Studies, Scott Wilson. He currently performs in the Central Florida area with several Billboard topping acts such as Adam Hawley, Four80East, Brian Simpson and others including George Porter Jr. and Moon Taxi.
At the University of South Alabama where he received his Bachelor’s in Music Education, he was awarded the prestigious John W. Laidlaw scholarship, was lead alto in the Jazz Ensemble 1, co-principal alto saxophonist in the Wind Ensemble, and taught private lessons for students in the surrounding area.
In 2021, he will be releasing his first solo album and is currently focusing on the production of his textbooks on jazz improvisation and navigating the collegiate saxophone world. Carlos Vizoso’s influences include David Sanborn, Paquito D’Rivera, Cannonball Adderly, Eric Marienthal, and Gerald Albright.
VIP includes: 4 admission tickets, reserved table in a great location and the first round of drinks on us!