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Mike Freeman ZonaVibe White Plains Jazz Fest
Sunday September 10th, 3:15pm


Mike Freeman ZonaVibe Boricua Blues
Boricua Blues, written by Jose Mangual Jr for his father, continues Freeman’s series of Latinjazz/salsa concerts highlighting the bygone era of Latin music record distributors in the Hell’s Kitchen neighborhood of Manhattan, the tradition of vibraphone in Latin music, and tributes to the music of high profile groups Freeman has been a part of for over two decades.

Guido Gonzalez - Trumpet, Peter Brainin - Tenor Sax, Gabriel Vivas - Bass, Roberto Quintero - Congas, Joel Mateo - Drums, Jose Mangual Jr - Vocals, JR DeJesus - Piano, Luis Soto - Coro

Mike Freeman ZonaVibe - Boricua Blues
Highline Spur 10th ave/30th street, Manhattan
Sunday June 26, 2022
12:30 - 2 pm
Spur moves to Coach Passage if rain

Mike Freeman ZonaVibe - Boricua Blues
Riverbank State Park
145th street/Henry Hudson Pkwy, Manhattan
Sunday July 3, 2022
2:00-3:30 pm
Outdoors moves indoors in case of rain


Mike Freeman ZonaVibe Hell's Kitchen Soul Sauce

Cal Tjader’s “Soul Sauce” was a seminal hit in Latin music. A continuation of Freeman’s 2019 concerts Latin Music in Hell’s Kitchen, A History, this series of Latinjazz/salsa concerts will again highlight the 30-plus-year history of the Latin music record business in Hell's Kitchen. Freeman will also pay tribute to the late legendary percussionist Ray Mantilla. 2021 coincides with the 100th anniversary of the invention of the vibraphone and Freeman marks this year by celebrating his 40 years of making music in NYC.

Guido Gonzalez - Trumpet, Gabriel Vivas - Bass, Oreste Abrantes - Congas, Joel Mateo - Drums, Jose Mangual Jr - Vocals, JR DeJesus - Piano, Luis Soto - Coro

Mike Freeman ZonaVibe Hell's Kitchen Soul Sauce
Michiko Studio
Friday November 12, 2021 7 pm - 8:30 pm
149 W 46th Street 3rd Fl Stage 2
New York NY 10036 Manhattan
Proof of Vaccination Required
Register for free at Eventbrite
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Mike Freeman ZonaVibe Hell's Kitcen Soul Sauce
High Line “Spur”
Sunday September 5th 12pm (noon) - 1:30 pm
10th Ave 30th Street Manhattan

Mike Freeman ZonaVibe
Third Street Music
Music in Abe Lebewohl Park concert series
Thursday July 1st 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
in front of St Marks Church
10th street and 2nd Ave
Cancelled due to severe weather

Mike Freeman ZonaVibe Hell's Kitchen Soul Sauce
Wednesday June 30th 7pm - 8:30 pm
Pier 84 44th street Westside Hwy

Mike Freeman ZonaVibe Latin Music in Hell's Kitchen, a History
For over thirty years, numerous Latin music record distributors dotted the landscape of 10th Avenue from 42nd to 57nd streets. This concert production focuses on the once-vibrant Latin music record industry that no longer exists in Hell’s Kitchen as well as the tradition of the vibraphone in Latin music. Legendary guests, historical commentary, and photograph displays.

Times Center NYC July 20th 2019

Mike Freeman Past Performance Highlights

Highline - Riverbank State Park

Mike Freeman Boricua Blues

Pier 84 - Highline - Michiko Studio

Mike FreemanHell's Kitchen Soul Sauce

Pier 84 - Times Center

Mike Freeman Latin Music in Hell's Kitchen

Third Street
The Jewell Omaha

Mike Freeman The Jewell
La Fonda

Mike Freeman La Fonda

Jazz & Blues ShowcaseMike-Freeman-Jazz_&_Blues_Showcase
LaFonda Boricua

LaFonda Boricua Mike Freeman ZonaVibe

Top of the World

Top of The World Mike Freeman ZonaVibe

2015 Empire Casino

Willie Villegas Empire Casino with Mike Freeman

2014 Ginny's Supper Club

Heat Wave Cal Tajder Carmen McCrea tribute Mike Freeman

Third Street Music

Third Street Music Series 2013 Mike Freeman ZonaVibe

Jazz & Blues

2013 Jazz & Blues Showcase Mike Freeman ZonaVibe

Long Island Jazz

2013 Jazz on the Vine Wolffer Estate Mike Freeman ZonaVibe

2012 July 19th, 2012 NJPAC, NJ W Ray Mantilla Space Station Good Vibrations Band
Mike with Willie Villegas & Cheo Feliciano

Cheo Feliciano Joe Cuba Sextet NJ Salsa Congress with Mike Freeman

2011 Sept. 23, Vibraphone MasterClass/Workshop Florida International University Miami, FL
Islip Jazz Festival Mike Freeman ZonaVibe

Islip Jazz Festival Mike Freeman ZonaVibe


2010 Simsbury Public Library Mike Freeman Duo

Two Boots Bridgeport

2011 Two Boots Bridgeport CT Mike Freeman ZonaVibe

Tito Gomez - Creole

Creole Tito Gomez with Mike Freeman

Willies Steak House

2003 Willies Steakhouse Mike Freeman

Binghamton First Night

2008 Binghamton First Night Mike Freeman Vibe Caliente

Hartford First Night

1999 Hartford First Night Mike Freeman & Spellbound

Rehoboth Beach Jazz Festival
1996 Rehoboth Beach Jazz Festival Mike Freeman & Spellbound
Mike Freeman & Spelbound JVC Jazz Festival
1989 JVC Jazz Festival Mike Freeman & Spellbound
Portugal Tour

1985 Lisbon Portugal Teatro San Luis Mike Freeman