The Chicago-based ensemble renders Mexican son flawlessly while giving original twists to Guthrie, Led Zeppelin, and Bach—all while addressing immigration as a personal rather than political issue.
…this work exceeds the boundaries of traditional folk music. By combining more than fifty ethnic instruments, the six Sones musicians meld a fabulous sound of something bold old and new.
Sones de Mexico Ensemble, a little independent Chicago folk group, earned a Latin Grammy nomination for best folk album and, astonishingly, a 2008 Grammy nomination for Best Mexican Regional Album, […]
Sones de Mexico Ensemble succeeds brilliantly at demonstrating the continuity among traditional musical styles of Mexico and between the musics of Mexico and the rest of the world. And you […]
[They] move seamlessly between styles and instruments playing with rock’n’roll energy without sacrificing cultural authenticity
…serious artists who have chosen to renew and embellish their heritage…