Tustin, CA, USA
Peruvian native Anibal Marcelo Seminario is a Latin Grammy & Grammy-nominated saxophonist, composer, arranger, and educator.
Studying on a full scholarship, he earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Jazz Performance at California State University, Long Beach.
Seminario is the co-founder and director of “The Afro-Peruvian Jazz Orchestra” alongside Peruvian saxophonist Lorenzo Ferrero. The APJO is a 20-piece big band that merges elements of traditional Afro-Peruvian music with Jazz into an exciting new sound. Their debut album, released in 2020, “Tradiciones” has received two Latin Grammy nominations. The group has performed at the Jazz Education Network (JEN) Conference in Dallas, Texas and been the headlining group at El Camino College’s 5th Annual Jazz Festival. Anibal Seminario is an endorsed artist with Eastman Winds (saxophone) and Backun Musical Services (clarinet).