Since the Release of his debut CD/cassette. REALIDAD in July of
1995, ESTEFAN has become the newest sensation in music for
years to come. The word is spreading fast about the versatility of
this new and exciting male vocalist whose music is perfect for
the international music market. His music is quickly making him a
very popular new artist performing in Latin venues in the United
States and Mexico.
ESTEFAN released his second hot new CD. FULL FORCE in August of 1996 and had something for everyone like Conjunto, Tejano, hot cumbias and romantic mariachi ballads which also showcased ESTEFAN's versatility. Since the release of his first CD REALIDAD with the major hit "La Ranita" the latest Tejano dance craze, ESTEFAN has been receiving major airplay across the country and especially in Mexico on his first single, "Quien" of the new CD, FULL FORCE. In addition, "Quien" has been played in over three hundred and ten (310) radio stations worldwide. This effort was initiated by the radio show "Antena-IberoAmericana" in Madrid, Spain and hosted by Juan Rautista.
FULL FORCE also highlighted ESTEFAN's remarkable songwriting talant as three more of his compositions are featured. The CD featured hits such as; "Amores Sinceros", "Ay Muchachita", "Quiero Pagar", and "La Yeski-Yeski" to name a few from this blockbuster CD. "Amores Sinceros" is one of ESTEFAN's compositions that has caught the interest of men and women as it talks about the ability of individuals to continue to love sincerely even though they may have been hurt by a former love. 1996 was filled with many successes with ESTEFAN performing for the Kick-Off party for the Pura Vida Avvards and for the 16th Annual Tejano Music Awards for which he received his first career Tejano Music Awards nomination in the category of "Tejano Crossover" for the song, "Dimelo", on his first CD REALIDAD.
This ballad received rave reviews bv Program directors everywhere as it showcased his strength and talent for international music. ESTEFAN's arrival as an exciting new male vocalist did not go unnoticed. He was intervewed at the Kick-Off party by the local NBC and Fox network affiliates for stories focusing on "Hot New Talent". He also appeared on "Sabado Gigante", which is an internationally televised show broadcast on the Latino television network from Miami, Florida.
A native of Brownsville, Texes, ESTEFAN completed his education in Denver, Colorado where his interest in performed as a professional entertainer was sparked when he performed in a program sponsored by "Denver Sister Cities Internation" for the Governor of Cuernavaca, Mexico. He later expanded his performance experience into Mexico City in the Teatro de la Cuidad with Maria de Lourdes and her group, El Grupo Imipulsor. In 1992, he performed at Fiesta Texex in San Antonio and was part of the park's "Heart of Texas" show. In 1994 through 1997, he was part of the "Rio Bravo" ballet show put on by the Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center of San Antonio under the direction of Relinda Menchaca.
Having recognized his passion and love for music in the lnternational genre. ESTEFAN is currently writing new material and producing music for his upcoming CD. It will feature ranchera music and romantic boleros that will showcase his incredible vocal range as well as ensconce him in the international music scene.