Drummer, composer and music producer. At the age of thirteen, Sallaberry studied at high school, learning the flute and musical theory, and in the year 1978 he started to play drums. Sallaberry played in several bands like Cygnus, Tasmania, Banda da Esquina, Bangkok Band, Diabo Há Quatro and others.
In 2002, Sallaberry started his solo career, and released albums ( announced on the Latin Grammy Entry List, on 2005, 2007, 2009 and 2011 years) listed below:
- 2005, SambaSong & Friends, with special guests like Airto Moreira, CoopDeVille, Edú Martins, Ed Côrtes, Marcos Romera, Maurício Marques and others.
- 2007, Samba Soft, with special guests like Billy Cobham, Dennis Chambers, Robertinho Silva, Andreas Kisser and others.
- 2009, Sambatuque, with special guests like Sandro Haick, Claudio Celso, Luciano Magno, Derico Sciotti and others.
- 2011, New Bossa, with special guests like Bruno Alves, Chico Martins, Itamar Collaço, Jorge Pescara and others.
- 2013, Rhythmist, with special guests like Erik Escobar, Michel Freidenson, Michel Leme and others.
Sallaberry´s albums are distributed in countries like Japan, Netherlands, United States, Czech Republic, Germany, Canada, Poland, England, and by web (iTunes, Amazon,etc).
“I really love my Zildjian cymbals A Custom, K's and K Customs. They have a special flavor on my sambas, bossas and frevos. They are my music, my voice.”
In 2010 year, Sallaberry released the book Manual Prático de Produção Musical (Musical Production Practical Manual) – a great success among students of music production. Sallaberry worked with musicians like Billy Cobham, Dennis Chambers, Robertinho Silva, Andreas Kisser, Derico Sciotti, Sandro Haick, Ed Côrtes, Daniel D’Alcântara, Fernando Moura, Thiago Pinheiro, Thiago do Espírito Santo, Michel Leme, Erik Escobar, Tarcísio Edson César, Beto Di Franco, Marcelo Cotarelli, Pepe Rodriguez, Edu Martins, Maurício Marques, Flávio Sandoval, Chico Willcox, Ivan Paduart, Paulinho Duro, Marcos Romera, Airto Moreira, Maguinho, Rubinho Chacal, Marcinho Eiras, Itamar Collaço, CoopDeVille, Luis Cubano, Álvaro Gonçalves, Bruno Cardozo, Faíska, Renato Nunes, Jorge Pescara, Luciano Magno, and others.