Esquivel

Biography

Juan Garcia Esquivel, 20 January 1918, Tampico, Tamaulipas, Mexico, d. 3 January 2002, Jiutepec, Morelos, Mexico. Although he was a huge inspiration for the revival of ‘lounge’ or ‘easy listening’ music in the 90s, Esquivel in fact began recording his heavily orchestrated pop muzak four decades earlier. Although none of his recordings from this period charted, he was widely recognized as an influence on Californian music of the time with his swinging pop arrangements.... Read more

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lounge
exotica
space age pop
easy listening
latin
jazz
mexico
bossa nova
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