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Scarlet Rivera

American violinist

Scarlet Rivera, born Donna Shea, is an American violinist. She is best known for her work with Bob Dylan, in particular on his 1976 album Desire and as part of the Rolling Thunder Revue.

Rivera has multiple CDs as a composer in numerous styles, instrumental, new-ageCeltic and world music. Rivera has performed in the US, Europe and Japan with her Celtic group. She also recorded and performed with Tracy ChapmanIndigo GirlsKori Linae CarothersKeb Mo and others. Rivera was a soloist with the Duke Ellington Orchestra at Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, and the Carnival of Venice, Italy.

She continues to be an active recording artist, performer and composer. In recent years Rivera has recorded New Age, instrumental, World, and Celtic music. She has also toured in Japan with the group Ritual and recorded the album Celticwhich was released in Japan.[4] She also played violin on the 2014 album After the Fall, by UK-based Dodson and Fogg.

Cecilia is a poetic passionate jewel. Her journey is a reflection of her poetic soul. She is my favorite inspiring poetess, and a dear friend. 

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