New York Times Remembers Fred Ho

New York Times Remembers Fred HoFred Ho, Composer and Musician in ‘Popular Avant-Gard,’ Dies at 56 - NYTimes.com. Fred Ho, a composer, saxophonist, writer and radical activist who composed politically charged operas, suites, oratorios and ballets that mixed jazz with popular and traditional elements of what he called Afro-Asian culture, died on Saturday at his home in Brooklyn. He was [more]

▶ Scientific Soul Sessions Band Performance, National Black Theater - YouTube

▶ Scientific Soul Sessions Band Performance, National Black Theater - YouTubeI shot this footage during the making of Fred Ho's Last Year.  Only a piece of it got into the movie, here is the full version.  Fred Ho was in the audience. ▶ Scientific Soul Sessions Band Performance, National Black Theater - YouTube. [more]

▶ Fred Ho and Dr. Salim Washington: Scientific Soul Duet - YouTube

▶ Fred Ho and Dr. Salim Washington: Scientific Soul Duet - YouTube The Afro Asian Scientific Soul Duo (Fred Ho and Dr. Salim Washington) perform "The Original Asiatic Black Man Meets The Original Africanistic Yellow Man!" live in concert at The Sanctuary for Independent Media in Troy NY on 3-30-11. www.BigRedMediaInc.com www.SalimWashington.com ▶ Fred Ho and Dr. Salim Washington: Scientific Soul Duet - YouTube. [more]

▶ Fred Ho at royal's house: before the cliff part 1 - YouTube

▶ Fred Ho at royal's house: before the cliff part 1 - YouTube One statement that people always make to me when viewing Fred Ho's Last Year is, "He looks so healthy." In this video, Fred is over at royal's house playing an extended solo, about six weeks before his first heart attack. His playing seems to be effortlessly strong to me, but he was also good at hiding his condition to others. ▶ before the cliff part 1 - [more]

▶ Fred Ho @ Los Angeles March 18, 2012 - YouTube

▶ Fred Ho @ Los Angeles March 18, 2012 - YouTube  This is one of my favorite Fred Ho footages that I didn't take myself, because the sound quality is very good, and Fred was in a great mood and performed beautifully. ▶ Fred Ho @ Los Angeles March 18, 2012 - YouTube. [more]

▶ royal hartigan dedicates a performance to Fred Ho - YouTube

▶ royal hartigan dedicates a performance to Fred Ho - YouTube After I interviewed royal hartigan for Fred Ho's Last Year, I asked him whether he was inspired to perform something for me. He immediately got on the drums and gave me this impromptu tribute, which shows both his background in studying the rhythms of the Ghanian drum, as well as his easy virtuosity honed over the decades. ▶ royal hartigan dedicates a [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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New York Times Remembers Fred Ho

December 13, 2014 in Fred Ho Remembered by admin

Fred Ho, Composer and Musician in ‘Popular Avant-Gard,’ Dies at 56 – NYTimes.com. Fred Ho, a composer, saxophonist, writer and radical activist who composed politically charged operas, suites, oratorios and
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▶ Scientific Soul Sessions Band Performance, National Black Theater – YouTube

December 12, 2014 in Video Archive by admin

I shot this footage during the making of Fred Ho’s Last Year.  Only a piece of it got into the movie, here is the full version.  Fred Ho was in
…read more

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▶ Fred Ho and Dr. Salim Washington: Scientific Soul Duet – YouTube

December 12, 2014 in Video Archive by admin

The Afro Asian Scientific Soul Duo (Fred Ho and Dr. Salim Washington) perform “The Original Asiatic Black Man Meets The Original Africanistic Yellow Man!” live in concert at The Sanctuary
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▶ Fred Ho at royal’s house: before the cliff part 1 – YouTube

December 12, 2014 in Video Archive by admin

One statement that people always make to me when viewing Fred Ho’s Last Year is, “He looks so healthy.” In this video, Fred is over at royal’s house playing an
…read more

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▶ Fred Ho @ Los Angeles March 18, 2012 – YouTube

December 12, 2014 in Video Archive by admin

  This is one of my favorite Fred Ho footages that I didn’t take myself, because the sound quality is very good, and Fred was in a great mood and
…read more

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▶ royal hartigan dedicates a performance to Fred Ho – YouTube

December 12, 2014 in Video Archive by admin

After I interviewed royal hartigan for Fred Ho’s Last Year, I asked him whether he was inspired to perform something for me. He immediately got on the drums and gave
…read more

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▶ Fred Ho’s Wardrobe on Display at the Knox Gallery – YouTube

December 10, 2014 in Video Archive by admin

▶ Fred Ho's Wardrobe on Display at the Knox Gallery – YouTube.