Tag: Joe Ely

NPR Music Premiere: Alejandro Escovedo Returns To Punk Roots With ‘Sonica USA’

NPR Music/By Felix Contreras/July 10, 2018 Alejandro Escovedo has one of the most fascinating career paths in music and his upcoming album is another example of his singular vision. The Crossing, due out this September, is a suite of songs that chronicle the stories of two young immigrant rock and rollers, Salvo from Italy and Diego from Mexico, as they meet working in a Texas restaurant while each pursuing their vision of… Read More

Houston Press: 15 Living Texas legends not to take for granted

Honored to be in this exceptional company of musicians! Houston Press / By Chris Lane / March 28, 2016 Texans are fortunate to have a wealth of homegrown musical talent to listen to and enjoy, and that’s especially true of the many legends we still have the opportunity to see play live. But it’s easy to grow complacent and to take some of those performers for granted — in many cases they’ve… Read More

Rock and Roll Radio/Alejandro Escovedo Padre mariachi, fratelli musicisti, nipote famosa. E lui? In Italia per concerti, racconta la sua storia… Di Michele Bisceglia – Rolling Stone Italia 20 LUGLIO 2012

Alejandro Escovedo, Foto Matteo Donda “It’s a mistery”. Perché un giorno della fine degli anni Cinquanta la famiglia Escovedo abbia lasciato San Antonio è veramente un mistero. Fatto sta che se ne sono andati in California e lì sono rimasti: “Ho lasciato il Texas quando avevo 8 anni”, racconta divertito Alejandro: “Mio padre ci disse: Andiamo in vacanza in California. Ma non siamo mai più tornati indietro, ci siamo lasciati tutto alle… Read More

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