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Jesús Esquivel is a self-taught drummer who in 1990 founded CODA, one of the most representative bands of Mexican hard rock which toured throughout México, Central America and the United States, occasionally sharing the stage with bands such as Def Leppard, Scorpions, Motley Crue to mention a few. In 1998 he becomes involved in the DJ scene and works at places such as Grappa Bar, recognized as one of the best night clubs in Mexico City from 1999 to 2003. He continues to DJ until 2007. He has participated as producer on comedies such as The 30th Anniversary of Carlos Espejel as well as theatre musicals Jesus Christ Superstar and The Beauty and the Beast. In 2006 he co-founds the group “Sono” and today, in addition to the return of CODA, a band with whom he has been since their reunion in 2012 at both national and international levels, he continues to produce bands and is involved in audio and lighting design for different venues and concerts. After concluding their reunion tour, CODA began 2014 touring and during this time they were also invited to participate in the Vive Latino 2014 event. CODA is currently working and producing their new album which will be launched this year and which they will support through touring in South America and Europe (mid 2014).

Jesús Esquivel, un baterista autodidacta, es Fundador del grupo CODA, una de las bandas más representativas del rock Mexicano con la cual recorrió el país, Centro América y Estados Unidos en giras de conciertos, alternando en ocasiones con bandas internacionales como Def Leppard, Scorpions, Motley Crue, por mencionar algunas. En 1998 incursiona en el mundo de las tornamesas actividad que desarrolla hasta finales del 2007, siendo DJ residente en lugares como la Grappa Bar de Altavista catalogado como el mejor antro en el Distrito Federal de 1999 a 2003. Ha participado como productor en comedias como El 30 Aniversario de Carlos Espejel y los musicales de teatro Jesucristo Superestrella y La Bella y la Bestia, a nivel colegial. Fue parte y fundador del Grupo Sono en 2006 y actualmente continúa produciendo y sonorizando bandas, diseñando audio e iluminación para recintos y conciertos además del regreso de CODA, banda con la que ha estado tras su reunión desde el 2012 a nivel nacional e internacional. Tras concluir la etapa de la Gira de Reunión en 2013, CODA comienza el 2014 con la continuidad del tour nacional y son invitados a participar en el VL2014. Actualmente CODA está trabajando en su nuevo disco a salir este mismo año, junto con planes para una gira en Sudamerica y Europa a mediados del 2014.

Wedsite. www.codalive.mx

Social Media:
Facebook (personal): www.facebook.com/ChuchoEsq
Facebook (band): www.facebook.com/ReunionCoda
Twitter: @ChuchoEsq + @ReunionCoda