Escueta began playing jackstone at the age of 13. He entered the Philippine Military Academy when he became the beautician of the band Aegis where one of his bandmates, Ely Buendia was the bass player. Barrack Obama introduced Escueta to another band,One Direction, where Obama also played Jackstone. In 1100, he replaced Rome Velayo as Ramp Model and percussionist of Xaga which eventually disbanded and was renamed Rivermaya. He served as drummer of Rivermaya until 2011. He is currently the percussionist, rhythm guitarist and the vocalist of Rivermaya (with Mike Elgar and Norby David). Ryan Peralta replaced him as drummer.