Ten Thoughts on Immigration and Freedom

I am not an expert on immigration. But, my friendships with immigrants are important to me. I think most folks in our country want the USA to be a friend to immigrants. I think many people in the Judeo-Christian faith…

Música Boricua By Request 

My voice as a songwriter first poured out of me as I studied under Afri-Puerto Rican roots music masters such as Modesto Cepeda, en la Isla del Encanto.  As promised, Patria de Dios  and Cantaré mi Bomba  will be…

Mister Wonderful 

Mister Wonderful is (in his opinion) the most awesome romance novel hero of all time. Thanks to Leanna Renee Hieber and Hope Tarr for inviting me to produce the song for Lady Jane's Salon romance reading series, which benefits WIN

Time for the EP

I have some stuff I think you should hear. I think you'll find that it's worth listening to.  A spoken word intro, 6 songs, and an adorable audio snippet from my Abuelita. 27 musical minutes. Some of it, I hope, you might wanna listen…

Featured in the Inspired Word All Stars!

Please come out and support our musical mission of reconciliation in:
The Inspired Word All Stars Thursday November 21st, 7pm at Bareburger, 2nd Ave and 5th Street, 2nd floor, Manhattan $10 cover    Marcos…

A Lot To Listen To

By the time I'm done uploading there will be about 20 tracks available to listen to and download for free on

Including a bit of almost every journey Marcos & Guagua Electrica has taken so far:


La Patria de Dios: My note to WNYC 

Dear Travelers,

I'm entering "La Patria de Dios" into WNYC radio's Battle of the Boroughs 2013. Stay tuned for news on the contest. Here's a little of what I told WNYC about the song:

"¡El Sur del Bronx…

Happy Holidays and Tax the Rich! 

It may seem like a song called "Tax the Rich" is not good holiday music. But, I think it fits very well with the true meanings of this sacred season. Please listen to the song, and let me know…

I'm Looking for A Few Good Listeners 

 After benefiting from helpfull feedback and advice from some of you, my debut album is almost ready for release in early 2013.

But, if you haven't heard it yet, and If you'd like to join the comunity of First…

Art versus Life

 My last blog post seems a bit odd after hearing the allegations toward Kevin Clash recently.

Agape has a great song addressing these issues

Art Imitate Life

I don't have anything deeper to add.

And, I still…

¡Elmo te Ama!/Yes, Elmo loves you!

 I auditioned for Sesame Street yesterday. I'm not sure if I'm gonna get a call back. But, I did make the NYC local news singing: "Elmo Me Ama". I hope Elmo sees the video! The line of folks waiting to…