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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

“What’s so attractive for me is his romanticism” Alejandro on Leonard Cohen

Austin Chronicle/ Tim Stegall/January 8, 2016 “I’ve been living in Dallas two or three months now,” remarks Alejandro Escovedo, after attending the Dec. 17 memorial service of his mother, Cleo Evita Escovedo, aged 94. “[Wife Nancy and I] still have a place in Austin, but we’re looking to relocate somewhere. We’re not sure. We’ve got so much family here, it’s hard to leave the state. “But a lot has happened, some personal,”… Read More

4th Annual ACL Live at the Moody A Thousand Kisses Deep: The Leonard Cohen Influence

“The annual ACL Live at the Moody show has become an appropriate way to kick off the new year with a spirit of big dreams and bold visions.” – Peter Blackstock, The 4th annual event returns Alejandro to an Austin stage for the first time since September 2015, and, rings in his January 10 birthday.  “Austin’s most illustrious bandleader” will celebrate with A Thousand Kisses Deep:  The Leonard Cohen Influence.   A night… Read More
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