|Birth name Eduardo J. Calle|
Occupation(s) Musician, composer
|Instruments Saxophone, Clarinet|
Music group PALO! (Since 2003)
Name Ed Calle
|Associated acts PALO!
Raul Di Blasio|
Education Florida International University
Albums Plays Santana, Ed Calle Plays Santana, Twilight
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Ed Calle (born Eduardo J. Calle) is a musician from Miami, Florida. He was born in Caracas, Venezuela.
Calle plays the saxophones, flutes, clarinets, EWI, and keyboards, engineers projects, and performs vocals. He also composes and arranges music. Dr. Eduardo J. Calle has served as Chairperson of Arts & Philosophy at Miami Dade College North Campus and is currently Tenured Full Professor of Music Business and Production at Miami Dade College.
During his career he was three times nominated for Latin Grammy Award. First in 2005 for Ed Calle Plays Santana, in 2007 for In the Zone, and in 2014 for "Palo! Live". Calle was nominated for a Grammy Award in 2015 for "Palo! Live".
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In January 2017, Calle came under fire for comments he made on Twitter calling to impeach President Barrack Obama and referring to him as "The Kenyan." Aligning himself with the Birther Movement, Calle later said in a statement titled "Response to Twitter Mob" he later issued on his personal site, "that America impeach someone whose posted birth certificate has been carefully analyzed and determined a forgery by at least two independent experts...”