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Freddy Fuego: Destination Seattle

Earshot Jazz / February 2023

Freddy was featured on the cover of Earshot, Seattle's local jazz magazine. The profile delves into his origins in Harlem, how he developed his sound, his philosophy about music, current projects and what attracts him to Seattle's music scene.


How 3 Seattle arts groups are moving forward without PPP funds

The Seattle Times / Nov. 10, 2022

Freddy was featured on the cover of The Mix, the arts & culture section of the Seattle Times, in his capacity as instructor at the nonprofit JazzED. The article delves into how Seattle arts organizations are coping after the pandemic's federal funding runs out.

Trombonist Freddy Fuego finds his place in Seattle jazz

KNKX Radio / July 15, 2022

In an interview with KNKX, Seattle's local jazz and NPR news station, Freddy discusses the many musical projects he's involved with as well as spearheading. His latest track "Paradigm Shift," as well as "The March" from his 2014 album "The New York Chapter," were featured on "The New Cool," KNKX's Friday night show about 21st century jazz inspired by the modern-day sounds of hip-hop, funk, and electronica.


Educator shows his students how musicians expressed themselves during times of protest

KNKX Radio / June 22, 2020

At the height of the Black Lives Matter protests in Seattle, Freddy was teaching at the Northwest School of the Arts. In an interview with the local NPR station, he explained how he used protest music as a lens to talk to his students about social justice.

Swept up in sound: The working lives of four young professional musicians

The Taft Bulletin / Winter 2017

Freddy was featured on the cover of the Taft alumni magazine in an issue featuring former students carving out their paths as professional musicians.

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Alumni tour world with Alejandro Sanz

Berklee College of Music / May 25, 2016

"Two Berklee alumni have settled in to life on the road with the chart-topping Sanz—a fantastic embarkation point on what looks to be a promising career for both of these talented multi-instrumentalists and composers."

Gig Alert: Freddy Fuego X-Tet

WNYC Radio / Mar. 24, 2014

The song "Keep the Faith," from Freddy's 2014 album "The New York Chapter," was featured on WNYC as a teaser for the band's show later that week.

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Harlem is a Playground

TEDxHarlem / March 2012

From the National Black Programming Consortium, a video made for the TEDxHarlem Conference featuring the single "Do Ya Thang."

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