Los Tucanes De Tijuana

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Los Tucanes De Tijuana is a Mexican Norteño & Corrido band from Mexico. Establishing themselves as one of the country's most popular Norteño groups, the members consist of Mario Quintero Lara (creator of the group) and the current members, David Servin Raya, Alfredo Gonzalez, Gustavo Valenzuela, and Luis Adrian Gomez.

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Early Years Hooking up in the late 80s, the early members were Mario, David Raya & Joel Higuera. They gained support from Mario's uncle, whose band was "Los Incomparables", supplying them with some musical instruments; they gained space as an opening act for his uncle's group. Afterward, "Los Tucanes De Tijuana" began performing on the local circuit, after which they recorded their first music with "Cadena Musical and Mexico/Unisono Records." Musical Journey/Career As the band's popularity grew in the country, they were eager to branch out to North America, and they headed over to Los Angeles, a city with a large Latino population. Signing with "Alacran Records", they recorded their debut album "Clave Nueva." It was well-received, and they followed with their second album, "Me Robaste El Corazon." Moving forward, the label Alacran merged with EMI Latin, and the band put out another six albums, all of them found their way into the Billboard charts. Chronicling the stories of various Narco lords, the group's popularity rose both in Mexico and America. As a composer, Mario was issued four BMI awards in 1999. After signing a recording contract with Univision Music Group, "Siempre Contigo" was the band's next release. Starring in the documentary "Los Ilegales," they gained an award at the Monaco International Film Festival. The same year they were issued their star in "The Las Vegas Hall Of Fame." The group has written soundtracks for movies and starred in various documentaries as a band. With over fifty albums recorded, the band received 6 Grammy nominations from 2002 to 2012 for the albums "Jugo a la Vida, Imperio, Soy todo Tuyo, El Arbol, and 365 dias." In Addition, the group received nominations for songs at the "Latin Grammy Awards. In 2012, they won a Latin Grammy for their album "365 dias" The same year, the group starred in the film Hecho en México, alongside other Mexican musicians. To date, Los Tucanes De Tijuana has recorded over 50 albums.