Frederico7 (F7) composes, produces & performs Pan American Soul music drenched in Afrobrazilian grooves, American Funk, Dub Reggae and Rock’n Roll. 

Bathed in bronze sweat: Fusing the Funk and Samba vibrations with the   Macaxeira Funk   crew @ the  Viva Brazil Series. Photo courtesy of Mario Villeda Photography.

Bathed in bronze sweat: Fusing the Funk and Samba vibrations with the Macaxeira Funk crew @ the Viva Brazil Series. Photo courtesy of Mario Villeda Photography.

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

Musical brothers from   Ghandaia   were instrumental in   F7's   growth. Click for article on the band's performance at   ACL Festival.

Musical brothers from Ghandaia were 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 -    www.rebeccamasseyphotography.com

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

In addition to being a dedicated artist, F7 is a committed husband & father of two wonderful girls and works empowering creative Latinx Teens to carve their professional path as the creator of the Caminos Teen Leadership Program at Austin’s Mexican American Cultural Center (ESB-MACC). Through juggling jobs & supporting a family, F7 has released 3 full-length albums and 2 EPs, with his first debut album, Exótico Americano, due on 02.23.2019.

Back and Front cover of "  Amoris Orbita'   with   Suns of Orpheus   (2012). Artwork and design by  Frederico7.

Back and Front cover of "Amoris Orbita' with Suns of Orpheus (2012). 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

Singing samba ferociously for thousands.  Música na pele!  Much love to the whole samba community in Austin! click for video of 2014   Orfeu Negro -   photo credit:   Daniel Mora

Singing samba ferociously for thousands. Música na pele! Much love to the whole samba community in Austin! click for video of 2014 Orfeu Negro - photo credit: Daniel Mora

The righteous grooves keep flowing as F7 labors on releasing new material each season. "It is only with the support of folks like you that this creativity can be shared and this love can keep flowing”.- Frederico7

 
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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)