Esteban Jordan

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Birthday
23, 1939
Birthplace
Texas
Death Date
Aug 13, 2010 (71)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
23, 1939
Birthplace
Texas
Death Date
Aug 13, 2010 (71)

About

Known as El Parche, he was a Tejano music pioneer who played thirty-five different instruments, including the accordion.

Before Fame

A birth defect left him partially blind as an infant and, unable to work on the fields, he passed his time learning the accordion.

Trivia

While still staying close to his musical roots, he has expanded his musical repertoire into according jazz and salsa, as well as introducing synthesizers into his music.

Family Life

He grew up in Elsa, Texas to migrant worker parents.

Associated With

He played a street accordionist in the film Born in East L.A., which starred Cheech Marin.

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