Music for Your Heart foundation teaches children ‘What Really Matters’

Two years ago, Felipe Carvajal, a Flamenco musician, moved to Miami from Seville, hoping to expand his international career. He was an established musician in Spain and wanted to leave his footprint into the American music scene. “It was extremely difficult to leave a place where I lived and breathed the music I love,” said

2016-04-06T15:51:21+00:00December 20th, 2015|Lifestyle, Music|

DJ sets aside law school to follow his dream and return to spinning records

When Jordan Sanchez was 15, he started practicing to become a disc jockey. But, after playing in some clubs professionally, he decided to leave the DJ world to major in political science. He went on to law school, but something was missing. Sanchez was isolating himself from his closest friends and feeling depressed. Then, he

2016-04-06T16:09:26+00:00October 18th, 2015|Business, Lifestyle, Music, News|

Young artists, producers say their six-hour gallery parties help fill ‘The Void’

Sean Prosper, his roommate Rodman Davis and mutual friend Ashley Solage have thrown parties in South Florida since they were teenagers. Then, last year, while sitting in a car with rapper Denzel Curry, they thought of creating a networking event that would integrate two creative elements: music and visual arts. Curry came up with “The

2016-04-06T16:44:13+00:00April 16th, 2015|Arts & Culture, Lifestyle, Music, Video/Audio|

Little Havana bar offers Saturday night “La Pachanga” musical event

When Rodolfo Tancredi’s yoga instructor mentioned the bar where she also works, Ball & Chain, he decided to check out the Little Havana establishment on a recent Saturday night. “I go to everything I’m invited to,” said Tancredi, a Venezuelan native, 39. “So I came by to see what was going on.” What Tancredi didn’t

2016-04-06T16:54:33+00:00March 4th, 2015|Business, Food & Dining, Lifestyle, Music, News|

Big dreams come true for Miami students who’ll sing at Phil Collins’ Little Dreams gala

David Frangioni, musical director for the Little Dreams Foundation, mentors the students during one of their weekly lessons in the Photo by Ashlee Nichols. COURTESY OF LITTLE DREAMS FOUNDATION.     By Kathleen Devaney South Florida News Service Read in Miami Herald.   Luisa Maggioni wasn’t born when Billboard hits In The Air Tonight andAnother

2016-04-05T22:41:21+00:00December 1st, 2014|Lifestyle, Music|

Kids with disabilities get special visit from musician Ricardo Montaner.

By Juan Endara South Florida News Service Exclusive   Ricardo Montaner is the founder of La Ventana De Los Cielos, "A Window to Heaven,"  a non-profit organization that aims to promote, advocate and protect the right of children and adolescents with special abilities. The organization, which is located in Homestead, Florida, specializes in physical and intellectual development

2016-04-05T22:41:43+00:00November 19th, 2014|Lifestyle, Music, Uncategorized|

Eighth-Annual “Noches Tropicales” concert brings Latin-American music to Tropical Park

On Friday, Cuban-born singer, songwriter and actress, Luisa María Güell, is set to headline the second concert of the free, annual, four-part “Noches Tropicales” concert series, presented by Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department The 2013/2014 “Noches Tropicales” concert season kicked off in September, at the Miami-Dade County Auditorium, with a Latin Jazz

2016-04-06T18:00:59+00:00December 4th, 2013|Music|

Singer, Songwriter Dedicates Song to Deceased Friend

Singer and songwriter Joy Altman dedicates her latest song, titled “Eternal Friend,” to her best friend, Robin Kessler, who passed away in a scuba diving accident in 2012.  Video by Jethro Decimus and Vanessa Rodriguez / South Florida News Service.       By Jethro Decimus and Vanessa Rodriguez  South Florida News Service    

2016-04-06T18:02:44+00:00August 11th, 2013|Music, Video/Audio|