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Crossroads

by Crossroads

Tejano music with full horn section, keyboards and accordion. (Tex-Mex)
Genre: Latin: Tejano
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2. Todo Mi Amor
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3. Eres El Unico
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4. Sufriendo Penas
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5. La Mal Querida
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6. Te Voy a Querer
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7. You Don't Know Me
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8. Necesito Yo Saber
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9. Sumbale Maria
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ABOUT THIS ALBUM


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Crossroads is “Albuquerque’s Power Band,” that originated in 1992 in Albuquerque, NM. The members of Crossroads are comprised from different areas of the United States, averaging over 20 years experience of performing professionally.

The music performed, ranges from horn driven rancheras, cumbias, traditional conjunto, boleros and salsa to country, jazz, big band, rock, funk and oldies. Crossroads is fronted by vocalist Joy Baca and is accompanied by a full band including keyboards, accordion and horns. Crossroads has performed through out the southwest including New Mexico, Texas, Arizona, Colorado and Wyoming to which their music can be heard on the airwaves of these areas.

Crossroads first CD entitled, “Culture Walk” was released in August 1997. The recording received seven award nominations, and two award winnings for Cumbia, Salsa y Tropical song of the year and Instrumental song of the year from the New Mexico Hispano Music Association. At the beginning of the new Millennium, is when Crossroads sophomore CD entitled, “Nuevo Caminos,” was released. The release obtained a nomination from the 2001 New Mexico Music Industry Awards for Best Musical Production Traditional Style Hispanic. Crossroads highly anticipated third CD was released in June 2006, which debuted the band into the Tejano Music scene.

In September 2005, Crossroads was recognized as the “Best Out-of-State Band,” by the Tejano Academy, located in San Antonio, TX.

October 2006, Crossroads is nominated for 2 Tejano Academy Awards. Crossroads wins Best Out of State Band / Group at the 3rd Annual Academy of Tejano Artists and Musicians Award Show for the second year in a row.

November 2006, Crossroads receives 18 nominations with the NM Hispano Entertainers Association, plus 4 nominations for the KANW People’s Choice Awards. Crossroads won 6 awards for the following categories: Female Vocalist Of The Year, Male Vocalist Of The Year, Conjunto Song Of The Year, Original Song Of The Year, Songwriters Of The Year and Best Album Of The Year.


Highlights

October 1995- Crossroads headlines at the Kodak International Balloon Fiesta.

October 1996- Crossroads headlines at the Kodak International Balloon Fiesta.

August 1996- Crossroads Headlines to a crowd of over 30,000 at Albuquerque’s Civic Plaza Annual Summer Fest.

1997- Crossroads first CD entitled, “Culture Walk,” was released.

March 1997- Joy Baca and Phil Baca (vocalist, bass) were invited along with other several NM artists to come together and record a song for the, “Estas Voces,” CD benefiting Youth Development Incorporated, (YDI). Crossroads music was also featured.

August 1997- Vocalist Joy Baca along with NM All Star Band opens the 1997 NM Hispano Music Association Awards Show.

August 1997- Crossroads is nominated for seven awards with the New Mexico Hispano Music Association. Crossroads wins awards for Instrumental Song of the Year and Cumbia, Salsa, Tropical Song of the Year.

1998- Crossroads was featured in the Nationally known, “Antena Magazine.”

August 1998- Crossroads performs to a crowd of over 40,000 at Albuquerque’s Civic Plaza Annual Summer Fest.

January 2000- Crossroads sophomore CD entitled, “Nuevo Caminos,” was released that included five (5) original songs written by Joy Baca and Matthew Gutierrez (guitar).

January 2001- Crossroads nominated for Best Musical Production Traditional Style Hispanic for the New Mexico Music Industry Awards.

May 2001- “Nuevo Caminos,” is nationally distributed.

March 2002- Crossroads debuts in Tejano market at the 21st Annual Tejano Music Awards Show Fan Fair in San Antonio, TX

January 2005- Crossroads performs at the 15th Annual New Mexico Hispano Music Association Awards Show.

September 2005- Crossroads performs at festival in Denver, CO with a record high weekend attendance of over 100,000.

September 2005- Crossroads wins Best Out of State Band / Group at the 2nd Annual Academy of Tejano Artists and Musicians Award Show. Crossroads performs at the awards show.

June 2006- Crossroads third CD, self-titled is released, containing four (4) original songs written by Joy Baca and Matthew Gutierrez. The CD is also Nationally Distributed.

October 2006 – Crossroads is nominated for 2 Tejano Academy Awards. Crossroads wins Best Out of State Band / Group at the 3rd Annual Academy of Tejano Artists and Musicians Award Show for the second year in a row.
November 2006 – Crossroads receives 18 nominations with the NM Hispano Entertainers Association, plus 4 nominations for the KANW People’s Choice Awards. Crossroads won 6 awards for the following categories: Female Vocalist Of The Year, Male Vocalist Of The Year, Conjunto Song Of The Year, Original Song Of The Year, Songwriters Of The Year and Best Album Of The Year.


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Benny Zuniga


Good musicians. Sound better live. I wasn't too estatic with the mix. NEEDS PUNCH.....