Biographies of San Francisco Musicians

San Francisco
Latin Jazz, Latin Rock
Azteca, an influential Oakland band that brought together musicians from diverse scenes, including rock, jazz, and Latin, was founded by Brothers Pete and Coke Escovedo in 1972. Chicanos born and raised in the Bay Area, the...
San Francisco
Latin Jazz, Latin Rock
In 1968 tenor saxophonist Emilio Castillo teamed with baritone saxophonist Steve Kupka to put together Tower of Power. Based in Oakland, the multi-racial band developed one of the tightest and funkiest horn sections of all time...