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Alfredo De La Fé

Alfredo De La Fé is a Cuban-born and New York-based violinist who lived in Colombia for more than 16 years and is responsible for transforming the violin into an important sound of Salsa, Latin Jazz and Latin music in general. The first solo violinist to perform with a Salsa orchestra, De La Fe has toured the world more than thirty times, appearing in concert and participating in more than one hundred albums by such top-ranked Latin artists as Eddie Palmieri, Tito Puente, Celia Cruz, Tipica 73, José Alberto “El Canario”, Cheo Feliciano, The Fania All-Stars, Dave Valentin, Dizzy Gillespie and Santana to name a few. His second solo album, Alfredo, released in 1979, received a Grammy nomination as “Best Latin album”.

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