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                         Astor Piazzolla Legacy Tomas Cotik & Tao Lin New Tango master Astor Piazzolla (11 March 1921–4 July 1992) packed a lot of living in his writing and his playing. Tango is the music of Buenos Aires — but the man who would challenge so many of its traditions...

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....