From: OH, United States
Genre: Latin, Pop/Rock, Fusion/World
Enrique Infante was born in Lima Perú.
He is a singer, songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalist. He co-wrote the music for a Children's theater Play “El Arbol de la Huerta Perdida” (‘The Tree of the lost Orchard’) on 1995 and a year later he toured to Europe with “Los Mojarras” a famous Peruvian fusion band that recorded the soundtrack for a movie "Anda Corre y Vuela" (‘Go, Run, Fly’). This movie won a first prize for a Third World Countries Film Festival in 1996 in Germany.
On 1997 and part of 1998 he played guitar for a folk-Andean-fusion band named “Pukakuntur” (‘Red Condor’ in the native Inca language, Quechua). By the end of the same year he moved to Columbus, Ohio.
In 2004, he formed his new project “Dejavu”, a Latin Fusion Rhythms band which lead to the recording of his first album "Abriendo Caminos" (‘Opening Paths’) in 2006 in Lima Perú. That CD was released at the Columbus Music Hall on November 11th of the same year.
Within the next few years, Infante was dedicated to promote his music with several concerts in United States, México and Perú, and paying tribute to many Latin-American artists. In 2010 he received el “Premio Orgullo Peruano” (‘Peruvian Pride Award’) as a successful artist living out of Perú. His song “Colors of Columbus” was selected as one of the winners for the ‘200Columbus In Song Contest,’ in celebration of Columbus Bicentennial. In May 5th 2012, Infante released his second album “Canciones Ajenas” (‘Other People’s Songs’).
Enrique Infante is a member of the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) since 2007. He is also a member (2012) of NARAS (National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences) and LARAS (Latin Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences), which produces the Grammy and the Latin Grammy Awards.
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