Author: Sharyl Holtzman (page 2 of 40)

Mother Jones: The Crossing Is A Relentlessly Inventive Album

Jon Young/Mother Jones/September 17, 2018 – Over the course of a four-decade career, Alejandro Escovedo has ranged from scorching, punk-inflected rock to dusty-roots grooves, but his wonderfully expressive voice has been a constant. Tough yet tender, capable of conveying defiance and vulnerability in the same breath, Escovedo has a plainspoken charisma that brings familiar accounts of daily striving and fleeting grace to vivid life, touching on greater truths along the way. Featuring… Read More

SALON The Crossing: Alejandro Escovedo has crafted a rock n roll immigration epic poem

David Masciotra /Salon/September 2018 -“The Crossing” achieves symbiosis with its lyrical story of immigration and its open borders musical policy. The ominous sound of doom emanates out of a heartbeat, distorted guitar, and film noir saxophone. An urgent and deep voice warns, These men who hunt us Know nothing of our lives So please step lightly There’s menace in the heavens Dark and threatening There’s a shadow in the air They’re closing… Read More

September 22: CBS Morning Saturday Sessions

  Save the date! Tune in Saturday,  September 22 when the Alejandro Escovedo Band with Don Antonio is the featured musical performer with host Anthony Mason, talking about and playing the critically acclaimed new album The Crossing. CBS THIS MORNING SATURDAY SESSIONS    Read More
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