"It's not every day you run into a musician who joins a protean range of talents---as a composer, saxophonist, writer, and bandleader---with a commitment to Marxist ideology." --The New Yorker
"Pioneering." --Los Angeles Times
"[Ho] achieves his cross cultural goals with skill, grace, and humor...[he] has an audacious integrity." --The New York Times
"Fred Ho could teach Wynton Marsalis a thing or two about making social statements...vibrant, vital, and passionate." --Orlando Sentinel
About the Author
is an American jazz baritone saxophonist, composer, bandleader, playwright, writer, and social activist. He holds a BA degree in sociology from Harvard University. He is credited with co-founding several Asian American civic groups such as the East Coast Asian Students Union while a student at Harvard, The Asian American Arts Alliance in New York City, The Asian American Resource Center in Boston, and the Asian Improv record label. He is currently battling colon cancer, a journey he writes about in his forthcoming memoir Diary of a Radical Cancer Warrior
(Skyhorse Publishing 2011). He lives in Brooklyn.Magdalena Gómez
is the cofounder and artistic director of Teatro V!da: www. teatrovida.com. You may learn more about her work at: www.latinapoet.net. She lives in Springfield, Massachusetts.