"...A sampling of all the diverse musical traditions that exist in
the Americas and beyond... melodious rhythms with an exuberant, non-stop
level of energy... Viva Quetzal's brand of music is more than eclectic or
rhythmic, it's spiritual, it's all cultures existing as one. That's
Rafael Charres, Cashbox
"Sunday [was] a phenomenal night... with Viva Quetzal
celebrating the release of their brand-new CD, Hijos Del Sol (Signature
Sounds), one of the finest of '98 so far, blowing away younger, poppier
bands I've seen address these styles... Destroyin' 'em, matter of fact.
Viva Quetzal's Americanos are seasoned and heavy, heavy players --
college faculty and touring vets all 'round. .... There's Saya, from the
Andean region of Bolivia, Venezuelan Golpe Tucuyano, Ecuadorian
Sanjuanito beats. Latino jazz-rock fusion keeps a contemporary ear
tuned, and the swing is undeniable. Can't fake verve, and this new
record has tons. Spot-on summertime listening..."
Caito, Aural Overload, Providence Phoenix Review