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【美国万花筒】拉美裔布鲁斯歌手出新CD Hispanic blues singer releases new CD

Blues singer Evelyn Rubio has released a new CD that shows her abilities as a singer,songwriter and saxophone player.


蓝调歌手伊芙琳·鲁比奥(Evelyn Rubio)发行了一张新CD,展示了她作为歌手、作曲家和萨克斯管演奏者的能力。


Ms.Rubio was born in Mexico but now lives in Houston,Texas,in the southwestern United States.


Rubio女士出生于墨西哥,但现居住在美国西南部的德克萨斯休斯敦。


She sings in English and Spanish.


她用英语和西班牙语唱歌。

She plays the saxophone with jazz and blues bands,but she began her career as a singer in Mexico.


她演奏萨克斯管爵士乐和蓝调乐队,但她开始了她的职业生涯,作为歌手在墨西哥。


"I start my career singing.I have been singing all my life and saxophone came later just for fun."


“我开始了我的歌唱生涯。我一辈子都在唱歌,萨克斯管后来来只是为了好玩。”


She says record companies have shown interest in her music.But she decided to use her own money to make her CD and music video.Because she works independently,she controls what songs she sings.But she must pay for her own photographs,videos and publicity campaigns.


她说唱片公司对她的音乐表现出了兴趣。但她决定用自己的钱来制作CD和音乐录影带。因为她独立工作,所以她控制自己唱什么歌。但她必须为自己的照片、视频和宣传活动买单。


"Before,you used to think that somebody is going to discover you.I don't think it works like that anymore.Well,maybe for some people.But right now,you need to do,as an independent artist,a lot of work."


“以前,你总以为有人会发现你。我不认为它再像那样工作了。嗯,也许对某些人来说。但现在,作为一名独立艺术家,你需要做很多工作。”


She paid a professional crew to produce a music video in New York.Many people have watched it on YouTube.


她雇了一个专业的工作人员在纽约制作音乐录影带。很多人在YouTube上看过。


One of her most popular songs is called"Hombres,"the Spanish word for"men."She says she wrote it to protest the many blues songs that say bad things about men.


她最受欢迎的歌曲之一叫做“Hombres”,西班牙语中是“男人”的意思。她说,她写这首歌是为了抗议那些说男人坏话的蓝调歌曲。


"Most of the blues songs that talk about guys,they talk about the bad stuff you know the cheating,the running around,the brawls,blah,blah,blah.And I really think there are so many good guys out there that they deserve to have a nice song talking about them."


“大多数谈论男人的蓝调歌曲,都是谈论那些你知道的不好的事情,比如作弊,到处乱跑,吵架,等等。我真的认为有这么多好人,他们应该有一首好歌来谈论他们。”


Evelyn Rubio also recorded her songs in Spanish and produced a separate,Spanish-language CD for Hispanics in the United States and Mexico.


Evelyn Rubio还用西班牙语录制了她的歌曲,并为美国和墨西哥的西班牙裔美国人制作了一个西班牙语CD。


She says her kind of music is becoming popular in Mexico.


她说她的音乐在墨西哥很流行。


"Mexicans like and enjoy jazz and blues.Blues is about your soul,about your heart,and everybody can relate with that."


墨西哥人喜欢爵士乐和布鲁斯音乐。忧郁关乎你的灵魂,关乎你的心灵,每个人都能与之相关。”


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