June 2017

Carlos Vives with acordeonero Egidio Cuadrado, performing in Valledupar, Colombia The Miami Herald, June 1994   A soap opera heartthrob playing the lead role in a television series about the life of a lyricist of hillbilly music seems an unlikely recipe for a pop revolution. But actor and singer Carlos Vives...

Jazz With an Accent [audio m4a="http://fernandogonzalezwords.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/1-01-Promo.m4a"][/audio] A nine-program series about jazz around the world hosted and produced by Fernando González for 88.9 FM WDNA Miami Jazz, the quintessential American art form, has become a global language, a language many artists around the world are using to tell their stories....

Mr. Pauer (Miami-based Venezuelan deejay Toto Gonzalez) performing at Latin American Music Conference, NY Spain’s Traveling Exhibit “A TRES BANDAS” Syncretism and Hybridization in the music of Latin America - Honoring 500 Years of Musical Heritage in The Americas  - Presented by Acción Cultural Española and Centro Cultural Español Miami Sept....

Astor Piazzolla - A Memoir (Hardcover) annotated edition  Astor Piazzolla with Natalio Gorín. Translated annotated and expanded by Fernando González. Astor Piazzolla, brilliant, iconoclastic tango musician and composer, has become a national hero in Argentina and a cult figure for classical and jazz lovers worldwide, but only...

Kirsten Johnson in Cameraperson   Knight Foundation blog, March 2016 Technology has been an indispensable element in the birth and development of motion pictures. Facing similar challenges as industries, technology and film are once again joining forces to find a way forward. One of the highlights of this year´s...

Esteban (Reynaldo Guanche) conversing with his great love, the piano. Artburst Miami, June, 2017 Esteban, the debut of Cuban director Jonal Cosculluela being premiered at The Miami Light Project tells the story of a 9 year old, living in Havana with his mother, who’s raising him as...