A Southern California native, Sal Lozano is a freelance woodwind player. He is a featured member of bands led by such notable musicians as Louie Bellson, Tom Kubis, and Gordon Goodwin. A few of the artists Sal has also recorded with include Christina Aguilera, Will Smith, Mandy Moore, Stevie Wonder, Lalo Schifrin, Brian McKnight, Robbie Williams, Keely Smith Jessica Simpson, Barbra Streisand, Joey DeFrancesco, Maynard Ferguson, and Natalie Cole.
Occupying the principal chair at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles keeps him busy as well. His credits include Fosse, Caroline or Change, Play Without Words, and The Full Monty. As a soloist, Sal has appeared with the Pacific Symphony, the San Diego Symphony, and the Riverside Philharmonic.
Sal has been a member of the Emmy Awards Orchestra for the past 5 years as well as the American Idol House Band. He has also performed at the Gala for the President at Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C. Other television credits include Dancing With The Stars, The Grammy Awards, Latin Grammy Awards, ESPY Awards, America’s Funniest Home Videos, The Jerry Lewis Labor Day Telethon, Touched By An Angel, The Tonight Show, Warner Brothers Cartoons, Commander in Chief, and numerous national commercials.
His motion picture credits include Man About Town, Just Like Heaven, Coach Carter, Vegas Vacation, National Treasure, The Last Shot, Ice Princess, Legally Blonde 2, and Disney's Beauty and the Beast. Sal is currently a Professor of Saxophone at California State University, Long Beach and has served as director of Jazz Studies at California State University, Fullerton. He conducts clinics and master classes across the country. He is also a clinician for Disney's Magic Music Days Workshops at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, CA. Sal is also a clinician for Disney's All American College Band at Disneyland and at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida.
His teachers include Greg Adams, Leo Potts, John Barcelona, Jim Walker, and Jim Kanter.