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Artist Profiles

Markham Jazz Festival 2016

Quique Escamilla

2015 JUNO Award Winner (World Music Album of the Year) and 2014 Canadian Folk Music Award Winner (World Solo Artist of the Year), Quique Escamilla, is a multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter and producer. Since his arrival in 2007 from Mexico, he has rapidly become a rising star on the Canadian music scene. Quique effortlessly connects with his audiences and shares a flavour of Mexican culture, heritage and traditions through his music and live contemporary performances. He breaks down language barriers through his powerful voice and passionate delivery.