Fernando Gonzalez

Fernando Gonzalez is the International Editor for JAZZIZ Magazine

Made in the Magic City: GroundUP Music Festival Thrives on Miami Beach

The fourth annual edition of the GroundUP Music Festival, which took place at the North Beach Bandshell over the Valentine Day´s weekend, was a smartly curated showcase of creative music (stylistic borders were simply ignored) in a beautiful setting and a relaxed, low-key atmosphere. Nice work if you can get it — and this festival got it, in spades.

The Authoritative Voice in Jazz

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