Saxophonist / composer focused on jazz, pop, Latin, under and composition. He was studying at the National Institute of Music and Bansbach Academy where he’s now teaching a course in Jazz for saxophone students. He was also the founder of SonSax saxophone quartet.
Formed the duo IMAGENES with Walter Flores who later became the Latin Jazz Sextet. At that time, Lalo was awarded a Berklee College of Music scholarship by their faculty.
Participated as a saxophonist, arranger and composer on the album “Street Wind “Editus Group and Latin Jazz Sextet. Working with the Panamanian artist Ruben Blades, recording the albums “Time” and “World” which was awarded with three Grammys.
Lalo was also touring around Europe and the USA, appearing in the most prestigious festivals and venues, such as Carnegie Hall, Apollo Theatre, Olympia Theatre, Festival de la Villette, Montreux Festival, Festival of Playboy, and many more, alternating with the most famous stars of jazz and popular music.
He has worked either as an arranger or performer with such as artists as Peter White, Diego Urcola, Ignacio Berroa, Armando Manzanero, Danny Rivera, Andy Montañez, Torre Fuerte, San Juan Havana and The Big Band of Luis Perico Ortiz, who accompanied Paquito de Rivera, Gilberto Santa Rosa and the sons of Tito Puente: Tito Rodriguez and Machito in a tribute to his music. Recorded in the flutist Nestor Torres record called Nouveau Latino which was later nominated for Grammy award.
In May 2010 he graduated from the Conservatory of Puerto Rico, where he studied with Marco Pignataro, Ricardo Pons and David Sanchez, obtaining suma cum laude medal and becoming the first saxophonist from Costa Rica in pursuing a career in Jazz Performance.