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About Freddy Gonzalez

Freddy Gonzalez
Freddy Gonzalez
Music Teacher, Master
Location: Bothell, WA
Speaks: English
Instructs: Flute, Piano, Trombone, Trumpet
Education: Berklee School of Music
Performance Experience: National television appearances include The Today Show with Jesse McCartney, CNN with The Freddy Fuego X-Tet, and Noturno in Brazil with The Underground Horns. Radio appearances include NPR in 2020, WNYC’s Gig Alert in 2014, and WBGO in 2012.
Teaching Experience: 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.
Teaching Philosophy: My teaching approach is an interactive one, encouraging students to take the lead in their own development. Everyone learns differently, and I customize my curriculum to match the diversity of my students. My focus is on teaching young musicians to develop their own conception while refining their connection to the music, helping them to understand the processes and traditions that came before.

Get to know Freddy Gonzalez

Freddy Gonzalez is a composer and trombonist from New York City.

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.

A graduate of Berklee College of Music (M.M., Film Scoring '15), he has worked with Wu-Tang Clan, Ruben Blades, Juan Luis Guerra, Eddie Palmieri, B.B. King, Bootsy Collins, and M.C. Hammer, among others. Completed the ‘Sirope’ world tour with 20-time Latin Grammy award-winning artist Alejandro Sanz in 2018. 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’ was performed live in Madrid, Spain for over 50,000 people at the Vicente Calderon Stadium in June 2017.

Notable venues also 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).
Freddy Gonzalez teaches at:
10120 Main St
Bothell, WA 98011
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