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Celso Pina Biography

Celso Pina Biography

Celso Piña was a Mexican singer, composer, arranger, and accordionist, mainly in the genre of Cumbia, being one of the most important musicians in the style of “Cumbia bajada”.

Piña was a pioneer in the mixture and fusion of tropical sounds with many of his works having elements of cumbia, regional Mexicano, cumbia consider, ska, reggae, rap/hip-hop, R&B, etc. Piña is also known as El Rebelde del acordeón or the Cacique de la Campana.

Celso Pina Age

He was 66 years old.

Celso Pina Early Career

Piña started playing music in his hometown with his brothers Eduardo, Rubén and Enrique. Together they would go to several homes and perform for local citizens, especially teenage girls from their neighborhood.

Celso Pina Professional Career

Celso Piña bought his first accordion in 1980 and was introduced to the world of music norteña. He spent numerous hours of practice and work in the popular district of La Colonia Independencia, south of the city of Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. Having lived for a majority of his life there, he titled one of his songs Mi colonia Independencia, which is located at the heavily populated area of Cerro de la Campana, near of the downtown in Monterrey.

Piña’s group decided to change their musical rhythm to encompass a more tropical style during the mid-1980s after having seen Aníbal Velásquezand Alfredo Gutiérrez in concert at “Baile de las Cintas (reproducción de música mediante cintas)”. The group decided to switch into the genre of cumbia and became what today is Celso Piña y su Ronda Bogotá.

Piña taught himself how to play the accordion with no formal training. As a result he was able to create the unique sound he is well known for. His most popular songs include La quebradita de la pazEl trenComo el viento and La piragua by José Barros. He was featured in the song Sufran con lo que yo gozo along with Mexican singer Gloria Trevi.

Celso had several successful international tours that included countries as Germany, Spain, Portugal, Denmark, Sweden, Czech Republic, Italy, France, Switzerland, Morocco, Colombia, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Argentina, Chile, Canada and the United States.

Celso Piña Mexican Artist

Celso Piña was renown for his “cumbia bajada” style, fusing traditional Mexican cumbia with elements of Regional Mexican, ska, hip-hop, reggae, R&B, and more. Piña is also known as Alfredo Gutierrez El Rebelde del acordeón or the Cacique de la Campana.

Some of his popular songs include “Cumbia Sobre el Rio,” “La Piragua,” “Reina de Cumbia” and his collaboration with Gloria Treviin “Sufran con lo que yo gozo.”

Piña started playing music in his hometown with his brothers Eduardo, Rubén and Enrique. Together they would go to several homes and perform for local citizens, especially teenage girls from their neighborhood.

Celso Piña bought his first accordion and was introduced to the world of musica norteña in 1980. He spent numerous hours of practice and work in the popular district of La Colonia Independencia, south of the city of Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. Having lived for a majority of his life there, he titled one of his songs Mi colonia Independencia, which is located at the heavily populated area of Cerro de la Campana, near of the downtown in Monterrey.

In the mid-1980s, Piña’s group decided to change their musical rhythm to encompass a more tropical style after having seen Aníbal Velásquez and Alfredo Gutiérrez in concert at “Baile de las Cintas (reproducción de música mediante Cintas or also known as cassette tape)”. The group decided to switch into the genre of cumbia and became what today is Celso Piña y su Ronda Bogotá.

Piña taught himself how to play the accordion with no formal training. As a result, he was able to create the unique sound he is well known for. His most popular songs include La Quebrada de la Paz, el tren, Como el Viento and La piragua by José Barros. He was featured in the song Safran con lo que yo Gozo along with Mexican singer Gloria Trevi.

Celso Piña Death & Cause

He died on August 21, 2019, in Monterrey, Nuevo León, after having suffered a heart attack. He was 66 years old.

News of his death was confirmed on Celso’s official social media pages with the following message: “Today is a sad day for La Tuna Group, with deep pain we communicate the unexpected departure of a family member, our friend, and professor Celso Piña who died today in Monterrey at 12:38 p.m. due to a heart attack. Our deepest condolences to his family, friends, and followers. We are left with an intense emptiness, but he leaves us his great legacy forever. We appreciate respecting the privacy of the family.”

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