Ruben was born in Crockett, California, grew up in Northern California, and majored in software engineering at University of Nevada. He worked in Europe for two years as a software engineer for his own consulting company and currently resides in Pacifica, where he continues his work in software engineering and performs as a freelance musician.
Ruben has studied saxophone with Joe Henderson, Mel Martin, and John Purcell.
Ensembles he has performed with include College of San Mateo Night Band (lead alto) and a rock-fusion band called Emergency. He has performed both classical and jazz music many times at the Pacifica Arts & Heritage Concert Series. He plays Sunday nights in Enrico’s Restaurant in and leads his own 10-piece band in and around Pacifica.
Ruben has two adult sons and one grandson, one ex- and one current wife.
You can send email to: Ruben Salcido