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Coming Events

Cape Fear Jazz Society Scholarship Concert

UNCW Big Band & Felipe Fournier
7:30 - Friday April 26, 2024
Beckwith Recital Hall

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To purchase tickets for the concert  CLICK HERE .  

Felipe Fournier

Latin Grammy-winning producer, vibraphonist/ percussionist, musical director, arranger & educator. Felipe Fournier was born in the Central American country of Costa Rica. Graduated from Puerto Rico Music Conservatory, in Jazz and Caribbean Music (2010); and Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica in Percussion Performance & Education (2006). In 2017 Fournier won the Latin Grammy for Best Mariachi/ Ranchero album for Las Caras Lindas by Flor de Toloache, as a producer. He was nominated before for Grammy & Latin Grammy; with Charlie Sepúlveda, Nestor
Torres, Rubén Blades & Cheo Feliciano.


Based in New York City since 2013, Felipe is the musical director of Supermambo!, Jeremy Bosch, Mireya Ramos Trio, ALEA, and the cabaret show “The Mexican Affair.” Fournier currently performs as a sideman with Luisito Quintero's 3rd Element, Axel Tosca Quartet, Xiomara Laugart
& Consoul Video Game Big Band.

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