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Freddy González

Freddy González

Biography

Freddy is a professional trombonist and composer from New York City with 20 years of performing and recording experience.

He is currently working in Seattle, WA and most recently wrote the music for Emmy nominated documentary “Senior Year Was Crazy” (KCTS9, 2020), which aired locally on PBS in Seattle and nationally in Canada.

As an educator, was featured on NPR in June 2020 for a one-on-one interview that spoke about the importance of teaching students the history of protest music.

As a performer, he completed the ‘Sirope’ world tour with 20-time Latin Grammy award-winning artist Alejandro Sanz in 2018. Tour spanned 15+ countries across Spain and Latin America, with over 1 million total spectators. Was a featured soloist on the live DVD, ‘Sirope Vivo,’ which won the 2016 Latin Grammy and was nationally televised on HBO Latino. One-time concert ‘MÁS es MÁS’ (2017) was performed for over 50,000 people at the Vicente Calderon Stadium in Madrid.

Opened for Ruben Blades, Eddie Palmieri, B.B. King, and Talib Kweli while performing alongside Juan Luis Guerra, Bootsy Collins, Arturo O’Farrill, and Melissa Aldana (among many others). Featured on Wu Tang Clan’s “A Better Tomorrow” (2014). Performed at the “Tudo e Jazz” Festival in Ouro Preto, Brazil (2013). Other notable venues include El Estadio Nacional (Peru), The Bimhuis (Amsterdam), The Kennedy Center (D.C.), Yankee Stadium and Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center (NYC).

Television appearances include El Festival de Peñas Villa Maria (Argentina 2018), El Festival de Viña del Mar (Chile 2016), The Today Show with Jesse McCartney (USA 2013), and Noturno with The Underground Horns (Brazil 2013).

Professional Experience

  • Off Broadway
  • Regional
  • Concerts/Cabaret
  • Education
  • TV/Film
  • Tours

Regions

  • Seattle/Pacific NW

Interested in touring?

  • Yes

Hireable as

  • Theatrical Composer (Music only)
  • Music Director/Conductor (Not Pianist)
  • Music Assistant
  • Orchestrator
  • Incidental Music Composer/Arranger
  • Music Copyist
  • Music Transcriber
  • Pit Musician (Other)
  • Sound Designer/Composer
  • Music Producer/Record Producer
  • Classroom music teacher at an educational institution
  • Actor-Musician

My Primary Instrument

  • Trombone

My Instruments

  • Flute
  • Piano
  • Trombone
  • Trumpet

Software

  • Logic
  • Pro-Tools
  • Sibelius

Affiliations

  • ASCAP

Pronouns

  • He/Him