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    ESTICOandGRIFF

    ESTICOandGRIFF is a musical duo comprised of Costa Rican producer Esteban Calderón (aka ESTICO) and Los Angeles singer Griffith Frank. Both experienced musicians in their own right, the two join together to create a blend of sexy beats and seductive lyrics. Drawing on Griffith's extensive music and songwriting history and Esteban's compositional, and production skills, ESTICOandGRIFF brings a unique international flair to a sophisticated electropop sound. Listeners of Maroon 5, Tears for Fears, The Script, George Michael, The Weeknd, and Justin Timberlake will be familiar with the strong top 40 vibes and enticed by the individual flair of ESTICO's and Griffith's influences.

     

    ESTICO

    Esteban Calderón is a music producer, engineer, songwriter and singer born in San José, Costa Rica. He started studying music at age 3, wrote his first song at age 15 and released his debut solo album called “Después del Uno” at age 21 in 2009 for which he wrote all the music and lyrics. His first single “¿Y cómo hago ahora?” hit the top of the charts of Costa Rican pop radio and catapulted Esteban into the regional market by reaching top 10 in MTV Latin America. This newfound success led to his nomination as Costa Rican artist of the year by the international radio station “Los 40 Principales”. His debut album was also the most nominated album for the 2010 ACAM Awards (Costa Rican Grammy equivalent) with 6 nominations. Esteban and his team ended up taking home 3 ACAM Awards including Pop Composer of the Year. Esteban graduated magna cum laude from Berklee in May 2014, and then moved to Los Angeles, California where he currently resides and works as a Music Producer, Audio Engineer, Songwriter and Singer.

    GRIFF

    Griffith Frank is an award-winning singer and platinum song writer hailing from Topanga, California. Griffith's father, David Frank (a musician himself, who has written and produced many international hits such as "Don't Disturb This Groove", "Genie in a Bottle", and "The Hardest Thing") has influenced Griffith's deep love and pursuit of music. Griffith spent his formative years playing under his father's piano, and it wasn't long until Griffith began to show signs of musical talent; especially in the realm of singing. He would eventually sign with A&M records as a solo recording artist under Ron Fair (responsible for such acts as Pussycat Dolls, Black Eyed Peas, and Christina Aguilera) where he would record several albums and work with many prolific producers and songwriters. Griffith has performed all over the world and was even a featured artist at the Jakarta Java Jazz Festival. As well, he was featured on the soundtrack of the Golden Globe Nominated movie "Nine", in which he sang his own version of "Unusual Way" to critical acclaim. Griffith has performed as a soloist on some of the world's most prestigious stages, such as the Disney Hall, Royce Hall, and the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion.