Alfredo Hechavarria - World Musician with
Born in Santiago de Cuba, he began studying guitar as a child. Alfredo continued his studies at the music university in Havana, where he decided to play bass. While still a student, he came to the attention of well-known bands, including the National Septet, Diakara under the direction of Grammy winner Oskar Valdés (singer of Irakere), Haila and Issac Delgado.
Tours all over the world followed. In the meantime, Alfredo has German citizenship and not only shows his skills on stage, but also
teaches and passes on his knowledge.
Bass and guitar are his passions, composing and arranging his challenge..
Whether guitar, bass, double bass or baby bass Alfredo plays his personal, expressive style. His workshop programme from jazz to salsa inspires beginners and professionals all over the world.Fancy some bass slap here's my programme.
2012 his first book was published Latin Grooves in German, English and Spanish
2012 Alfredo toured Europe and the USA with the guitar duo Rodrigo y Gabriela. He is a sideman for various projects, including Culcha Candela, Jürgen Zoller's Network and Jorge Palomo, Clarissa & Around Midnight, Familia Latina and many more.
Yamaha NCX 1200R
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