From the top of his building, Fred learned his first guitar notes with JB, his neighbour from the hall1, and very quickly the adventure started for them.
They imagined they were the new "Simon and Garfunkel" with their friend PZ, in their school from the southern suburbs of Paris.
Fred more easily learned (in a self-educated way) the music lessons than those of history or mathematics.
He played many musical styles and thus joined the Chilean band from the 11th floor: Then he discovered the latino rhythms like Salsa, Bossa nova, Cueca...
At the university, as in the subway, he played all the famous songs from South America.
At the age of 16, Fred wrote his first Bossa nova song: "Le Quotidien", a song that tells about the difficult living condition for a young teenager who has just been saved by the music...
Co-creator of the band TABASCO in the Nineties with his friends, he is now becoming an ambassador of a new Latin jazz style played in his new band, Bossa Jade...