JULY 24th, 2020 – “Crossing Borders” is #4 on the Radio Banda Larga Top 25 Blues Albums of July 2020 in Italy! If you have not done so, make sure to stream or purchase Evelyn Rubio’s Crossing Borders and follow her on social media to stay tuned!
JULY 23rd, 2020 – I fell in love with the Spanish language and culture in high school. Not only was the class a hoot, but I couldn’t get enough of the rhythm, the poetry, the words themselves. When my sister gave me Selena’s 1995 album Dreaming of You for Christmas, I was[…]
JULY 23rd, 2020 – Vocalist and alto saxist Evelyn Rubio delivers a wide ranging rhythmic album that includes rootsy guitarist David Grissom, (John Mellencamp) and Josh Sklair of Etta James fame. You get some swampy Memphis stews, therefore with a gritty voice and attitude on “One More Last Time” and[…]
JULY 15th, 2020 – FRENCH: Le passage de frontières fournit le titre idoine à ce nouvel album de la chanteuse et saxophoniste (soprano, alto, ténor) Evelyn Rubio. Native d’un faubourg sinistré de Mexico, elle y fut poussée sur scène toute jeune, avant d’être recrutée en raison de ses talents précoces[…]
JULY 8th, 2020 – Sometimes the best way forward is to take a whole group of influences and throw them together to see what shakes out. Evelyn Rubio decided the time for that was now. Coming out of the barrios of Mexico City, she has always been a chance-taker. There[…]
JULY 7th, 2020 – Evelyn Rubio was born in Mexico and performed as an actor, singer and dancer before getting a slot as fea-tured vocalist and sax player with The Calvin Owens Orchestra. She called this album Crossing Borders because she ventured away from her latin toots to incorporate rock,[…]
JULY 2nd, 2020 – Houston-based Evelyn Rubio’s musical road is most interesting. She was a child TV star in her native Mexico, traveled the world in musical theater companies and returned home to become a rocker before moving to America after falling in love with the blues. Most recently, she’s[…]
“Crossing Borders is sultry blues at its finest and Rubio shows huge dedication to her craft” by Blues Matters!
JULY 2nd, 2020 – Evelyn Rubio was born and raised in Mexico City. She has amassed a bunch of top-class musicians, including members of The Phantom Blues Band. I was lucky enough to review their latest album a couple of months ago, so when I saw that they were involved,[…]
“Evelyn Rubio works it like a pro on vocal with a definite tight sax edge in this album” by Bman’s Blues Report
JUNE 29TH, 2020 – I just had the opportunity to review the most recent release, Crossing Borders, from Evelyn Rubio and it’s a solid blues/R&B effort with with a lot of radio appeal. Opening with One More Last Time, a sassy R&B number with super lead vocals by Rubio and Lori Michelle on backing[…]
Fans who have been following Evelyn Rubio’s work since her 1999 debut Evelyn Automarginados, will find the powerful and stirring blues-funk of her latest release, Crossing Borders, no surprise. For the rest of us, it’s about as pleasing a revelation as you could wish for. Crossing Borders is released on the SeaSpeed Productions label[…]