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‘Visión 20/20’ is the focus of new album from Roger Velasquez and The Latin Legendz

•vi·sion noun the ability to think about or plan the future with imagination or wisdom. — the dictionary

Visión 20/20, the highly-anticipated album release from Roger Velasquez & The Latin Legendz on independent record label VDISCOS, is their first studio album following a Latin Grammy win in November of 2018 for Tex Mex FunkVisión 20/20 is Velasquez’s perspective of life as an American of Mexican descent in the 21st century.  The focus of Visión 20/20 is on the current issues that affect Latinos in the world today. 

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Visión 20/20 was recorded at Blue Cat Recording Studio in San Antonio, Texas, and engineered by multi-Grammy award-winning producer Joe Trevino and mastered by two-time Grammy Award winner Camilo Silva (Camilo Silva F Mastering, Bogota, Colombia). This feel-good album features guest appearances by Latin Grammy Award winners: Joe Posada, Sunny Sauceda, Max Baca, Rebecca Valadez and from the cult classic film “Blood In Blood Out,” Jesse Borrego

Visión 20/20 is a labor of love, jam-packed with Chicano soul delivering a rhythmic drive that draws on traditional orchestra Chicana with a Tex-Mex flair. The trumpets, trombones, and saxophones pack a punch. It’s a magic carpet ride through time and space, with waves that move to the flow of a lush Latin beat.

The album’s lead single release, “Somos Ganadores,” composed by Velasquez, and co-arranged by a former member of Fania All-Stars, Jorge “Georgie” Padilla, was released at the beginning of this year and is rapidly becoming one of the most popular YouTube hits by the San Antonio recording artist.

Roger Velasquez & The Latin Legendz — “Somos Ganadores” feat. Joe Posada

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The album is filled with songs about current issues that affect Latinos in the world today. In “Amor Del Otro Lado,” Velasquez addresses the immigration issue through a glass-half-full perspective, where love overcomes all obstacles. “Botellas de Tequila” addresses the alcoholism and drug addiction that plagues our communities.  “Somos Ganadores” is a celebration of life and triumph. “Entierrenme en Tejas/Bury Me in Texas” illustrates what it means to be a descendant of Mexican immigrants, living the American dream. “Cryin’ Over You” expresses Velasquez’s deep feelings of grief after the loss of a loved one.

Visión 20/20 is available today at all digital music platforms. Learn more about Roger Velasquez and The Latin Legendz at the official website RogerVelasquez.com.

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