"Exótico Americano" Frederico7's first solo album fuses Afro-Brazilian beats with American Funk, Soul, Dub and other psychedelic sounds (02.23.2019). 

Pan-American rocker, born and raised in Brazil; Frederico also lived in Mexico and Argentina prior to setting roots in the "Live Music Capital of the World" Austin, Texas; his bands have been a constant presence amongst the best worldbeat groups from Austin (5X @ the ‘Best of Austin Chronicle Poll’). An ambassador of Pan American Soul music who has performed with artists such as Grupo Fantasma, Jair de Oliveira, Los Amigos Invisibles, Lee Scratch Perry, Cafe Tacvba, Damian Marley and many others. Festivals appearances include SXSW , Austin City Limits (ACL), Houston International Fest, Saturnalia 2018 & tours in Colombia, Mexico and the USA.

"I grew up listening to a myriad of musical styles on the radiowaves of São Paulo, Brazil,  where local music plus Pop, Rock, Punk, Electronica and Reggae all intertwined”.

Ghandaia was instrumental in   F7's   growth. Click for article on the band's performance at   ACL Festival.

Ghandaia was instrumental in F7's growth. Click for article on the band's performance at ACL Festival.

SYNC LICENSING: Frederico7’s composition ‘A Cor do Som’, recorded by latin supergroup Ghandaia, featured at this lovely VW Convertible National TV Ad.

Master drummer/percussionist  Michael Longoria  &   F7   founded the soul-tropicália project     Os Alquimistas    ATX in 2010. Photo design by Rebecca Massey Photography

Master drummer/percussionist Michael Longoria & F7 founded the soul-tropicália project Os Alquimistas ATX in 2010. Photo design by Rebecca Massey Photography

Back and Front cover of "  Amoris Orbita'   with   Suns of Orpheus   (2012). Musical production, artwork and design by  Frederico7.

Back and Front cover of "Amoris Orbita' with Suns of Orpheus (2012). Musical production, artwork and design by Frederico7.

The roster of collaborations and performances alongside top acts such as Angélique Kidjo, Jair Oliveira, Los Amigos Invisibles, Chico Cesar, Kinky, Rogê, Grupo Fantasma, Tita Lima, Duína del Mar, ATASH, Ozomatli, Lee Scratch Perry and many others have served as a great catalyst for F7's continual creative growth.

Frederico7 w/  Suns of Orpheus  @  Pan Americana Festival  2013- SXSW. Photo by  Rafael Samano

Frederico7 w/ Suns of Orpheus @ Pan Americana Festival 2013- SXSW. Photo by Rafael Samano

 
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Frederico7   wonderful band nominated for Best World Music-2018 @ Austin Music Poll. Seen here after their performance at Saturnalia Festival:  Sergio Yazbek  (Guitar);  Pete Powers  (Drums);  Frederico7 ;  Joshua Thomson  (Sax) and  Ciríaco Isma  (Bass)

Frederico7 wonderful band nominated for Best World Music-2018 @ Austin Music Poll. Seen here after their performance at Saturnalia Festival: Sergio Yazbek (Guitar); Pete Powers (Drums); Frederico7; Joshua Thomson (Sax) and Ciríaco Isma (Bass)