From Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, Alberto graduated Summa Cum Laude from the Conservatory of Music in Puerto Rico in 2012 where he earned a Bachelor's degree in Caribbean Music and Jazz Guitar Performance. Alberto studied with legendary musicians such as bassist Eddie Gomez, pianist Luis Marín, guitarist Fernando Mattina, percussionist and Grammy nominee Paoli Mejias, tenor saxophonist and Grammy winner David Sanchez and pianist Brenda Hopkins, among many others. In 2019, he completed an MBA in Music Business from Southern New Hampshire University and Berklee College of Music.
Alberto served as a full-time musician for the United States Air Force until July 2019. He started his career in Virginia, after winning a highly competitive audition in 2012. While in Virginia, he traveled the East Coast performing with the Heritage of America Band. He then moved to Japan to continue his work with the USAF Band of The Pacific-Asia. He toured all over Japan and performed in Brunei, Australia, Vietnam, Alaska, Korea, Singapore, Beijing, Kuwait, Afghanistan, Qatar, UAE (Abu Dhabi), and Jordan. While in Japan, he was sought after by Japanese musicians due to his knowledge and ease of incorporating the guitar and the Cuatro Guitar (Puerto Rico’s national instrument) in jazz and latin music.
During his career, Alberto has had the privilege of performing and/or recording with Grammy winner Olga Tañón, José Nogueras, Hannani, Grammy nominee trumpeter Charlie Sepulveda, world-renowned percussionist Freddie Miranda Jr., drummer Gerson Orjuela and his group G6, salsa singer Luisito Carrión, the Telemundo morning show "Levantate" house band-which reached millions of people throughout the United States and Latin America, world-renowned flutist Rie Akagi, percussionist Gen Ogimi (Orquesta de la Luz and Salsa Swingoza), violinist Sayaka Katsuki, pianist Miho Nakada, world-class singer Melinda Doolittle and singer-songwriter and American Idol winner Kris Allen.
In July 2019, Alberto started a new position as a Sales Engineer with the prestigious and industry-leading company Sweetwater Sound. As a Sales Engineer, Alberto uses his knowledge, experiences, and expertise to help people find the right tools to pursue their music goals and dreams. All while being surrounded by industry experts, knowledge, and constant training that continue to make him a well-rounded industry professional.