Los Tucanes de tijuana
Los Tucanes De Tijuana were formed by
Vocalist/ Guitarist/Composer and Producer
Mario Quintero Lara. The band began
recording with Cadena Musical and
Mexico/Unisono Records in USA.
In 1994 the band signed with Alacran
Records which released two albums
“Clave Nueva” and “Me Robaste El Corazón”.
In 1995 Alacran Records licensed two
more albums “14 Tucanazos Bien Pesados”
and “Mundo De Amor” with EMI Latin
a division of EMI Capitol Records, then
continued to release four more
Albums “Tucanes De Oro”, “Tucanes De Plata”
“Amor Platónico” and “Los Más Buscados”
In 2000 the band joins Universal Music Group which they then released “Me Gusta Vivir De Noche” and “Corridos De Primera Plana”. The band released some 50 albums and compilations in the next dozen years, including four, Romance Norteño, Para Tucancillos y Tucancillas, Me Gusta La Banda, and Corridos A Quema Ropa, early in 2013.
The following year, the group issued Corridos Time/Season One: Soy a Parrandero, that included various corridos including "Julián Pérez" recounting the story from the 2011 film “Salvando Al Soldado Perez” and "El Shaka" the theme from the popular Mexican television series of the same name. They group also released a compilation of love songs in 2014 entitled “Perdóname Mi Amor”. The subsequent album, Corridos Time/Season Two: Los Implacables, was released in 2016. The band has signed with Master Q Music, and releases “A Mover El Bote” in 2017 and "Parrandeando" in January 2018.
Before he launched his singing career, Tapy Quintero wrote and produced for other artists, making a name for himself as a songwriter and producer of multiple projects. Among them Los Buitres de Culiacan, Jose Esparza and other local talent from his hometown, Tijuana.
From a young age Tapy showed interest in music and being the heir of a great musical legacy, it is something that he has taken very seriously.
Being the son and having the name of one of the most popular interpreters of norteño music, Mario Quintero Lara, founder and lead singer of Los Tucanes de Tijuana, comes with great responsibility. With that in mind, he prepared himself to become a singer, musician, songwriter, and producer who is paving a successful path of his own.
Now, with his first production, Estudio B, he’s looking to shine on his own, showing his multiple musical abilities. All 13 songs that make up his debut album were written and produced by him, and as if that wasn’t enough, he also played the bajo quinto, one of the many instruments he dominates. With a variation of romantic songs, danceable songs, and corridos, he was able to release a very
Presenting a sound of his own, and with a great desire and
aspiration to succeed, his career already looks very promising.