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GINA CHAVEZ performs the song "SIETE-D" for BalconyTV.
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PRESENTED BY LEANNE STOTT

When Gina Chavez chose Up.Rooted as the title of her new album, she found the one word that could reflect not only major turning points in her journey, but the experiences of people who live in her songs. Chavez uses this second album to express the dichotomies of her life as an ethnically mixed American woman trying to define, and embrace, who she is and where she belongs.

Released February 2014, Up.Rooted was first aired on National Public Radio's First Listen series, noting that her "voice stops you in your tracks the first time you hear it." The Austin Chronicle gave the album a rare four-star review and The Boston Globe hailed Up.Rooted "as confident as it is refreshing."

Produced by Michael Ramos, known for his work with Patty Griffin, John Mellencamp and the BoDeans, Up.Rooted is a garden of delights on which Chavez delves into cumbia, bossa nova, vintage pop, reggaeton and other genres. Her wide-ranging vocals convey delicate beauty and sharp social commentary with equal nuance, giving the album a dynamic balance between dramatic tension and relaxed grace.

http://ginachavez.com/

CREDITS / SPONSORS
Kindly sponsored by Kilted Kingpin Studios. http://www.youtube.com/user/KiltedKingPinStudios
Audio and video production by Capital Media Corp. Austin, TX
Producer - Joe Lynch. Sound Engineer - Nick Smith

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