Ceci Bastida
Ceci Bastida Ceci Bastida was born and raised in Tijuana, Mexico. At the age of 15, she joined Tijuana NO as a lead vocalist, keyboardist and songwriter and became one of the first women to rise in the ranks of Latin rock. One of Mexico's most important ska-punk bands of the 1990s, Tijuana NO performed together for 12 years and recorded three albums for BMG: NO, Transgresores de la Ley, and Contra-Revolucion Avenue. In 2000, Ceci joined the band of Mexican alterna-pop icon and top-selling Sony/BMG recording artist Julieta Venegas and has been singing back-up vocals and playing keyboards with her ever since. Ceci is now embarking on her first project as a solo artist. In 2006, she released the critically acclaimed ep FRONT BC and she is now set to release VEO LA MAREA, her full-length debut album-- co-produced by Ceci and a crew of her talented friends: David Garza, Andrew Williams (Old 97's, Peter Case, The Negro Problem), Michael Ramos (Charanga Cakewalk), Jason Roberts (Plastilina Mosh, Control Machete), David Green (Los Abandoned) and The Gifted (Giant Drag, Gran Ronde, Dirty Little Secret). It's due Summer 2008.