Pasadena Weekly

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.

The Feminist Review

…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.

Miami Herald

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, […]

Dirty Linen

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 […]

Chicago Tribune

[They] move seamlessly between styles and instruments playing with rock’n’roll energy without sacrificing cultural authenticity

Sing Out Magazine

…serious artists who have chosen to renew and embellish their heritage…