Colombian born sax player Juan Arce graduated from York University with an honours degree in fine arts, specializing in jazz performance. He started his musical career in 2003 working with his father at an early age. Since then, he has developed a highly versatile playing style performing, recording, and touring with several jazz, funk and pop ensembles as well as various latin groups and salsa orchestras. Juan has collaborated on several projects with Toronto band Shuffle Demons, and performed with several international latin artists, including Gabriel Romero, Luis Felipe Gonzales, and Armando Hernandez, among others.