born in Holguín, Cuba in 1929
Son of Juan Márquez Gómez, classical guitarist and orchestra director.
Has lived in Cuba, Spain (1969-1976, where he worked for Hispavox) and Miami from 1976.
He created the style Pa'cá.
Played or worked with such artists as Hermanos Aviles, Combo Siboney, Enrique Bonne, Luis Mariano Avilés, Gloria Estefan, Mari Trini, Julio Iglesias, Cachao, Bebo Valdés, Julio Gutiérrez, ...
For the Spanish bass player and singer, founder of "Coz", please use Juan Márquez