Come See The Afro Asian Music Ensemble North American Tour

Come See The Afro Asian Music Ensemble North American Tour Come See The Afro Asian Music Ensemble North American Tour The late Fred Ho, founder and bandleader of the Afro Asian Music Ensemble, was a one­of­a­kind revolutionary Chinese American baritone saxophonist, composer, writer, producer, political activist and leader of several music ensembles. For three decades, he had innovated a new American [more]

The Enduring and Ever-Changing Legacy of Fred Ho

The Enduring and Ever-Changing Legacy of Fred HoApril 12 marks the one-year anniversary of the passing of Fred Ho, the subject of my documentary, Fred Ho’s Last Year. Although he was my friend of over 20 years, I would say that he made the greatest influence on me in 2013-2014, where I had the honor of chronicling some of the highlights of some of his last months on Earth. I often look back on our time [more]

SinoVision English Channel | Jazz, Asian America, and Cancer: Fred Ho’s Last Year

SinoVision English Channel | Jazz, Asian America, and Cancer: Fred Ho’s Last YearLani Nelson of Sinovision interviewed Steven De Catro about the documentary Fred Ho's Last Year before it's New York Premiere. SinoVision English Channel | Jazz, Asian America, and Cancer: Fred Ho’s Last Year. [more]

Fred Ho is at CAAMFest!

Fred Ho is at CAAMFest! Good news!  Last year, Fred Ho's Last Year premiered at great film festivals in Los Angeles (LAAPFF), New York (AAIFF/Cinevision and IFFM), and Boston (BAAFF).  But the screenings are not over!  We are now screening at the largest Asian American Film Festival in the country, CAAMFest in San Francisco, March 17 and 21.  Buy tickets [more]

▶ 4th Annual 2010 JCPM PEACE and PROGRESS HONORS AWARDS - YouTube

▶ 4th Annual 2010 JCPM PEACE and PROGRESS HONORS AWARDS - YouTube▶ 4th Annual 2010 JCPM PEACE and PROGRESS HONORS AWARDS - YouTube. Artists and Activists United for Peace' will present internationally renowned musician, author and revolutionary FRED HO with an award honoring his creative and political contributions to justice in our society. [more]

Francis Wong Remembers Fred on NBC News Site

Francis Wong Remembers Fred on NBC News SiteSomehow I missed that the film received a mention on the NBC news site: “His legacy of thought and art is a rich resource for anyone interested in social justice,” notes composer and activist Francis Wong, “He contributed to cross-cultural understanding and presaged the diversity and multiculturalism that we have today….He looked at African American music [more]

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Check out our first trailer for Fred Ho’s Last Year!

November 6, 2013 in Uncategorized by admin

Check out our first trailer for FRED HO’S LAST YEAR: Fred Ho’s Last Year – Documentary Feature Trailer: “Rain” from Steven De Castro on Vimeo. (Coming 2014.) Follow asian american
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Come See The Afro Asian Music Ensemble North American Tour

April 14, 2015 in Uncategorized by admin

Come See The Afro Asian Music Ensemble North American Tour The late Fred Ho, founder and bandleader of the Afro Asian Music Ensemble, was a one­of­a­kind revolutionary Chinese American baritone
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The Enduring and Ever-Changing Legacy of Fred Ho

April 13, 2015 in Fred Ho Remembered, Uncategorized by admin

April 12 marks the one-year anniversary of the passing of Fred Ho, the subject of my documentary, Fred Ho’s Last Year. Although he was my friend of over 20 years,
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SinoVision English Channel | Jazz, Asian America, and Cancer: Fred Ho’s Last Year

March 13, 2015 in Fred Ho Interviews, Video Archive by admin

Lani Nelson of Sinovision interviewed Steven De Catro about the documentary Fred Ho’s Last Year before it’s New York Premiere. SinoVision English Channel | Jazz, Asian America, and Cancer: Fred
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Fred Ho is at CAAMFest!

March 13, 2015 in Uncategorized by admin

Good news!  Last year, Fred Ho’s Last Year premiered at great film festivals in Los Angeles (LAAPFF), New York (AAIFF/Cinevision and IFFM), and Boston (BAAFF).  But the screenings are not over!  We are now
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▶ 4th Annual 2010 JCPM PEACE and PROGRESS HONORS AWARDS – YouTube

January 30, 2015 in Fred Ho Interviews, Video Archive by admin

▶ 4th Annual 2010 JCPM PEACE and PROGRESS HONORS AWARDS – YouTube. Artists and Activists United for Peace’ will present internationally renowned musician, author and revolutionary FRED HO with an
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Francis Wong Remembers Fred on NBC News Site

January 10, 2015 in Uncategorized by admin

Somehow I missed that the film received a mention on the NBC news site: “His legacy of thought and art is a rich resource for anyone interested in social justice,”
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Here On Earth: Radio Without Borders

December 30, 2014 in Fred Ho Interviews by admin

On November 17, 2008, Fred Ho gave a radio interview while he was an Interdisciplinary Artist in Residence at University of Wisconsin-Madison.  After an extended musical introduction, this interview is a
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