Dave Valentin

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David Valentin, 29 April 1952, New York City, New York, USA. Valentin’s family was of Puerto Rican descent and from an early age he was immersed in Latin American music. He played bongos and conga drums, working in clubs from the age of 12. He was also playing flute and in the early 70s began to concentrate on this instrument, studying with Hubert Laws but also added the alto flute and piccolo. He continued performing and in addition to appearing in clubs he recorded with Ricardo Marrero... Read more

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jazz
latin
latin jazz
flute
jazz flute
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