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MUSICIAN Born:

Alejandro Gamboa

Alejandro is a drummer from Cali, Colombia. Having family roots in Buenaventura, Alejandro had the oportunity of early exposure to afrocolombian music and also had the opportunity of attending festivals such as petronio alvarez since he was 3 years old. Also experiencing his first moments on stage thanks to Hugo Candelario who was friend of Alejandro’s father and let him on stage while “Grupo Bahia” was performing. Alejandro rapidly found himself fascinated by the instruments, the energy of the band and knew that he wanted to play music. After tirelessly asking his parents for Drums, they reached out to family friend Leonor Gonzales Mina (renown Colombian singer), who kindly gave Alejandro his first musical instrument, a bombo (a traditional folkloric drum), and offered them some advice for his musical development


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