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Review: Leonard Cohen Influence NYC

Elmore Magazine/Suzanne Cadgène/February 1 Alejandro Escovedo performs at the City Winery on January 22, 2016. (L-R) Jessie England (backing vocals), Karla Manzur (backing vocals), Alejandro, Brian Standefer (cello), Mitch Watkins (guitar), Scott Laningham (drums in back), Elias Haslanger (sax), and Daniel Durham (bass guitar).             Photo: Ebet Roberts Tejano roots-rocker Alejandro Escovedo has digested a wide range of music in his 30-odd years as a performer, from punk rock to hard rock to… Read More

“Under the Influence of Cohen” – Lonestar Magazine

Alejandro Escovedo turns his annual birthday show into salute to Leonard Cohen Lonestar Magazine/Lynne Margolis/January 12, 2016 Had this story been written earlier on the evening of Alejandro Escovedo’s Sunday birthday, it likely would have started out quite differently. But as it was being typed, the world lost an artist who held more than a little significance to Escovedo. If David Bowie had departed months ago, Escovedo’s fourth annual birthday show, held… Read More

Alejandro Escovedo brings the spirit of Leonard Cohen to ACL Live

Austin American-Statesman/Don McLeese/January 10,  2016 Wherever he was, Leonard Cohen’s ears must have been burning with pleasure Saturday night as Alejandro Escovedo and a stellar, varied supporting cast paid tribute to his influence, and to the spirit of romantic poetry in music, at ACL Live.  (Photo Todd V Wolfson) The Canadian bard surely would have loved the young girls’ choir, serenading sweetly, “Lover, lover, lover, come back to me,” as saxophonist Elias… Read More
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