Adolfredo was born in Venezuela and by the age of 7 was playing drums. He also picked up tuba, trumpet and trombone before taking up bass at the age of 14.
He studied at ARS NOVA music school in Venezuela while touring the Caribbean with a number of bands. He then moved to the United States and studied first with Bass master Jeff Berlin and then at the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston until 2003. He is now based in Europe and in much demand on the Latin, Jazz and World Music circuits.