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Jeff DeVillez / Press

“RE True Believer:"I just listened to the whole album,I'd say it's a real sweet CD"-Danny Draher,"guitarist to the stars",Chicago,Il 3-1-12”

Danny Draher - Danny Draher's Blog

“RE:True believer CD "Though he lives in Corpus Christi,DeVillez cut several albums in Austin,using A-list players,but 12 years after Timeless,he returned to his native Indiana and lucked into a veritable supergroup of backing musicians. He'd already lined up his High School buddy Jeff"$tick"Davis(Amazing Rhythm Aces)bass,Joe Dougherty(Roger Miller/Grassroots)drums,Erick Scales(Wayne Newton/Four Tops)keyboard/sax,. .Donnie Lee Clark(Pure Prairie League/Tanya Tucker)guitars.This group(has) been in more studios than young hotshots have had hot dinners.While he is singing his 14 big,dramatic,soulful originals,I'm listening to Davis' amazing bass lines,and I haven't done that since Keith Ferguson.Next time,there's Clark's immaculate guitar work.DeVillez, fronted a popular Guatemalan band,Grupo Caoba(Polydor) in the 80s, has 3 very different albums,the other being Tropicowboy, His backing has always been first rate. Now he's showing how the pros do it.”

"Timeless" is the most beautiful album of love songs ever recorded"-Music Author and Historian Sue Donahoe in Musicians Trade Journal-May 2000

Sue Donahoe,Austin,Texas - Musicains Trade Journal

“RE Timeless CD-"Hi Jeff.I love this style and you do it so well.I know I will be listening to it over and over.Great record my friend!"-Todd Potter,guitarist with platinum -selling group Bubble Puppy 4-29-2012 (P S Todd is on the left playing lead on the video at their induction to the Austin Music Hall of Fame in 2011)”

“RE "Timeless" by Jeff DeVillez & Motivo *****Five Stars! "A solid album with sensitivity and spirit.I really like this album,so here is my review" (Partial review.Complete review at Amazon.com) "The artists' grasp of the brevity of life,as well as the awesomeness of One Who holds time and eternity make this a super album that will become a friend during many moods.The production values are impressive.The overall sense of the songs exudes excellence.No one element overpowers another.Highly,highly recommended!-Armando Canales in The Critical Review for Amazon.com”

“Tropicowboy is Perfect! Four Stars and a Bravo! Mr.DeVillez!"-Paolo Caru'-Editor Buscadero Italy”

“RE Tropicowboy CD(See lengthy full review-song by song-on Amazon.com):**** Four Stars "This music has taken parts of Europe by storm,yet is little known in the United States.I really encourage you to check out this enjoyable,musically varied work.Recommended!"”

Armando Canales - The Critical Review for Amazon.com

“RE:Tropicowboy "Your blend of styles is truly appreciated.I want it in our weekly newsletter.I want to use the information to print a news special about the album in the ECMA(European Country Music Association)News.Keep in touch!"-Rafael Corbi',President-RPEM-FM/Festes Television Network,Barcelona,Spain”

“RE:Tense Present CD "To call his music a fusion of country,bebop,bossa nova and Afro-Caribbean,the balance shifting radically from song to song,begins to get it,but if this sounds over ambitious,DeVillez makes it work.With a solid song,the results are irresistable"-John Conquest,Music City Texas magazine-Austin,Texas”

John Conquest - Music City Texas Magazine

“RE:Tense Present CD "This relaxing set of 14 tracks shifts style seamlessly from country folk to Caribbean to Latin lounge jazz to pop rock,all tasting of that distinct DeVillez flavor of soft vocals and smooth instrumentals.-Fred Treadwell,Texas Beat Magazine,”

Fred Treadwell - Texas Beat Magazine

“RE:Tense Present CD Excellent album...a Lewis & Clark of the musical spectrum..above average talent and distinctive style-Eddie Russell,Country Eastern West, Columbus,Texas”

Eddie Russell - Country Eastern West

“RE:Tense Present CD "It's a beautiful CD"-Inge Bofffgen,Radio USA,Merelbeke,Belgium.”

Inge Boffgen - Radio USA

“RE: Tense Present CD "Gentle and intelligent world music.The musicians are perfect and the sound is very human.Congratulations"- Jorge Aloy-Radio Futura 90.5 La Plata,Argentina”

Jorge Aloy-Host"El Sotano Global" - Radio Futura 90.5,La Plata,Argentina

“RE:Tense Present CD "This CD is one of the finest we have recieved this year....more than fantastic.We made it "Album of the Week" and play it in heavy rotation"-Walter Wuyts, Country Rock 911 Radio Network,Antwerp Belgium”

Walter Wuyts-Program Director - Country Rock 911 Radio Network-Belgium

“RE:Tense Present CD "Wonderful band..we encourage you to offer more of your music to the European market.I'll be playing several tracks on the station and network,but meanwhile would you service us with another copy so I can send one to the chief of Global Records" -Rafael Corbi'-RPEM-FM/Festes Television, Barcelona,Spain.(Rafael was president of the European Country Music Association(ECMA)at the time of this response)”

Rafael Corbi' - RPEM-FM/Festes Television Network-Barcelona Spain

“RE:Tense Present CD "This one's going out throughout China and Venezuela immediately!!" -Ken Rundell-Host of Harbor Nights/ABC International Radio Network 1-31-96”

Ken Rundell - Harbor Nights-ABC InternationalRadio Network
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