Miki González

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Miki González
Miki González in 2006.
Miki González in 2006.
Background information
Birth nameJuan Manuel González Mascías
Born (1952-02-14) February 14, 1952 (age 68)
OriginSpain
GenresRock, pop rock, Peruvian music, New wave
Occupation(s)Musician, songwriter, singer
InstrumentsGuitar and vocals
Years active1984–present
Associated actsMar de Copas, Narcosis, Charly García, Andrés Calamaro[1]

Juan Manuel González Mascías (born February 14, 1952) better known as Miki González, is a Peruvian musician, composer, and producer born in Madrid, Spain.[2] He is recognized as a musical icon of the twentieth century in Peru, and his songs (such as "Akundún", "Dímelo, Dímelo" and "Vamos a Tocache") are frequently ranked among the best songs in Peruvian popular music.[2]

Throughout his successful musical career, Miki became famous for being the pioneer in mixing rock with traditional Afro-Peruvian and Andean music.[3]

He has collaborated with many artists, including: Mar de Copas, Narcosis, Charly García, Cementerio Club, Los Abuelos de la Nada, Andrés Calamaro, Jaime Cuadra, among others.[1]

He studied and completed his musical training at the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston.[4]

Discography[edit]

  • Puedes ser tú (1984)
  • Tantas veces (1986)
  • Nunca les creí (1987)
  • Akundún (1992)
  • Miki González (1995)
  • González blues (1996)
  • Mikongo y su kachanga (1998)
  • Café Inkaterra (2004)
  • Etno Tronics: Apu Sessions (2005)
  • Inka Beats: Apu Sessions (2006)
  • Inka Beats: Iskay (2006)
  • Hi-Fi Stereo (2007)
  • Landó por bulerías (2009)
  • Caitro & Félix (2016)
  • Perú Ethno Beats (2017)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Miki González biography Retrieved October 26, 2016
  2. ^ a b Biography of Miki González (in spanish) Retrieved October 26, 2016
  3. ^ Miki González in Discogs Retrieved October 26, 2016
  4. ^ Miki Gonzalez Archived 2017-03-05 at the Wayback Machine Retrieved June 30, 2017

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