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Azteca

Azteca
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Genre: Pop/Rock, World
Group Members: Pete Escovedo, Coke Escovedo
Biography: Azteca was a large Latin rock band founded by percussionist Coke Escovedo (April 30, 1941 - July 13, 1986), formerly of Santana, in San Francisco in early 1972. Escovedo brought in his brother, singer/percussionist Pete Escovedo, and another percussionist Victor Pantoja; singers Errol Knowles, Wendy ...Read full biography
Azteca
Released: 1972
Label: GNP/Crescendo
Critics' Rating:
In all likelihood, Azteca never would've had a major-label contract if it weren't for Santana, the trailblazing San Franciscan group that made Latin rhythms acceptable. Azteca had a stronger Latin bent ...Read full review
From the Ruins
Released: 2009
Label: Wienerworld
Critics' Rating:
The live recording From the Ruins is Azteca's first album in 35 years and represents a reunion of this Santana spin-off band originally led by percussionist Coke Escovedo that split up in 1976. Filmmaker ...Read full review
More Azteca albums: Main Albums (3), DVD/Video (1)