Biography

Enrique Infante was born in Lima Perú in April 23, 1972.
He is a singer and songwriter and also plays guitar, drums, percussion and bass guitar. He co-wrote the music for a Children’s theater Play “The Tree of the lost Orchard” on 1995 and a year later he went in a tour to Europe with Los Mojarras; a famous Peruvian fusion band that recorded the soundtrack for a movie “Anda corre y vuela” (“Go, Run, Fly”) that 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)
He moved to Columbus, Ohio by the end of the same year.

In 2004, he formed his new project Dejavu, a Latin Fusion Rhythms band which whom recorded 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.

2007 and 2008 were years to promote his music with several concerts in and out of USA and also, paying tribute to many Latin-American artists.
In 2010 Enrique Infante got his first International Award as “Artista Peruano Exitoso” in Lima Perú.

Infante was a winner artist of the ‘200Columbus in Song’ contest with the song ‘Colors of Columbus’ in collaboration with Kimberly Hollingsworth and Danny Aguiar.
His second studio album “Canciones Ajenas” was released on May 5th, 2012.
In 2013, he relocated to Houston, Texas in August of 2013, and as of 2014, Enrique will be releasing his new album “El Detalle Que Faltaba,” as part of the 10 years anniversary of Dejavu.

Enrique “Kique” Infante is a voting member of the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) since 2007, and member of NARAS & LARAS (The American and Latin Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences) since 2012.

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EMIA Columbus, Ohio 2012

Edited by kiquevu on 22 Nov 2013, 06:16

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