J. Javier Enríquez, Mariachi Composer & Director

J. Javier Enríquez, Mariachi Composer & Director. Tucson, AZ  |  2023

J. Javier Enríquez is a mariachi composer and director of Mexican-American/Chicano and Tohono O’odham ancestry. He has played guitar since age four, and began learning mariachi music at Tucson High School and studied voice in the Tucson Arizona Boys Chorus. He now directs his own mariachi quartet called Los Cuatro Vientos, which distills the ensemble to its basic “traditional” core: two violins, one rhythmic guitar, and the mariachi harp. His apprentice is David Antonio Mercado.

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