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NPR: The Migrant Journey Inspired Alejandro Escovedo’s New Album

NPR’s Don Gonyea speaks with musician Alejandro Escovedo about his latest album, The Crossing. It was inspired by the struggles migrants face crossing the southern border. DON GONYEA, HOST: Alejandro Escovedo has had a long career in the Texas music scene. His work traverses Americana, rock ‘n’ roll, Latino music and punk. The Mexican-American singer-songwriter is now 67 years old and has never shied away from making noise with his music and… Read More

Contemporary Hispanic Legend Coming to New Zealand

The Herald Australia/Jim Kellar /December 28, 2018 In the music world, landing on the cover of Rolling Stone has always meant you’ve arrived. But hey, being the subject of a major feature in the New Yorker is pretty close if you’re serious about your music. The renowned literary magazine carried a six-page feature on Escovedo in October. Alejandro Escovedo, who turns 68 in January, has been making music for 40 years. Born… Read More

The Crossing: NPR Best of Latin Music 2018

“Alejandro Escovedo is still punk, still loud and still so very vital. The Crossing is one of his best records ever for a lot of reasons,but mainly because it captures the essence of the vision he has carried since his earliest days making music.” – Felix Contreras https://www.npr.org/sections/altlatino/2018/12/10/674551714/alt-latinos-best-music-of-2018   The Crossing, Photography + Art Direction by Nancy Rankin Escovedo        … Read More
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