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Sergio Salvatore

Sergio Salvatore

Pianist Sergio Salvatore may be only 16 years old, but the high school junior’s career as a jazz musician is definitely in the fast lane. His first two recordings-Tune Up, on the GRP label, and his Concord Jazz release, Always A Beginning-featured the gifted young artist in a straightahead, mainstream motif. Now he’s exploring the contemporary side of the street, and his new release, Point of Presence, on the N2K Encoded Music label, is the result.

“I wanted to explore some new territory this time, to see what I could do with a somewhat different style of jazz,” he says. “That was my concept for this project; it’s basically an experiment, and I’m having a great time with it so far.”

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