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Leon Alvarado

Leon Alvarado
Country
Venezuela
Profile
Leon Alvarado is a Venezuela-born musician now living in the United States. In addition to working with progressive rock tribute bands, he records his own music.
Website
http://www.leonplaysmusic.com
Related articles (1)
Releases on file (4)
Leon Alvarado — The Future Left Behind Leon Alvarado — The Future Left Behind
(Melodic Revolution MRRCD 221, 2016, CD)
Leon Alvarado — 2014 Music from an Expanded Universe Leon Alvarado — 2014 Music from an Expanded Universe
(Melodic Revolution , 2014, CD)
Leon Alvarado — Strangers in Strange Places Leon Alvarado — Strangers in Strange Places
(Melodic Revolution , 2010/2014, CD)
Leon Alvarado — Plays Genesis and Other Original Stuff Leon Alvarado — Plays Genesis and Other Original Stuff
(CDBaby, 2009, CD)

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