Alberto Palenzuela, Jr

Alberto Palenzuela, Jr

Alberto Palenzuela, Jr., Son of Alberto Palenzuela and Maria Isabel de la PeÑa, was born in Guines,Habana,Cuba the 5th of August, in 1977. He was born in the birthplace of a well known percussionist and composer Tata Guines. His father, a prodigious Cuban percussionist, longed for his son to follow his footsteps, so from that moment on,Alberto Jr. now thirteen years old, began to embark on a musical journey with his father teaching him percussion. With only sixteen years of age Alberto Palenzuela, Jr. Started playing in a musical group called “La Palente del Sabor” composed of the most renowned musicians in his hometown. At the age of seventeen Alberto joins the conservatory of Felix Varela in Habana,Cuba, to add knowledge to his virtue as a musician. In the year of 1977, Alberto Palenzuela, Jr. Arrived at Miami accompanied by a burning desire to expand his artistic career. He forms part of local bands and is given the opportunity to play music with great artists and groups including the following: Albita Rodriguez, Celia Cruz & Celia All Stars, Willy Chirino, Maricela Verena, Luis Bofill, Arturo Fuerte, Latin Connection Band, Milly Quezada & Manolin el Medico de la Salsa

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