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Behind the Scenes Hitsville Honors

Frederic Yonnet performed Stevie Wonder’s “Fingertips” during Hitsville Honors, a tribute to Berry Gordy Jr. and the legacy and impact of Motown Records.The unbilled number... Read More
October 2019

Yonnet at Blue Note

Don’t miss Frederic Yonnet’s debut at New York’s famous Blue Note Jazz Club in the heart of Greenwich Village for two shows on October 14th.... Read More
September 2019

I Heard You Paint Houses

When Martin Scorsese envisioned the dramatic music for his upcoming film, The Irishman, he heard the harmonica as the lead instrument. His longtime music collaborator Robbie Robinson... Read More
September 2019

RJF Announces Line-Up

Frederic Yonnet returns to the Richmond Jazz and Music Festival at Maymont, one of the largest music festivals on the East Coast. This four-day festival runs... Read More
May 2019

Yonnet Brings Jazz to DJF

Other than Frederic Yonnet, there may not have been much jazz at the Dubai Jazz Festival but Yonnet represented with his 8-piece band, including and... Read More
March 2019

Live from YouTube

TUNE IN LIVE Friday, November 16, 2018 on YouTube!  Frederic Yonnet interviews fellow musician and countryman 🇫🇷 Ibrahim Maalouf during a live performance at YouTube’s studio... Read More
November 2018

Yonnet ft. on Burden’s Song

Harmonicist Frederic Yonnet plays the blues on Timothy Bloom’s single, “Burden’s Song” – and that’s the category Bloom is hoping to command as the Grammy... Read More
October 2018

Tune In: BET Salutes Q

Tune-in to BET this December when Frederic Yonnet joins a cast of other noted musicians to honor the musical career and legacy of Grammy-award winning... Read More
October 2018

Is Juke Joint In A SIB?

Don’t blink or you’ll miss Yonnet’s appearance in Warner Brother’s remake of the 1937 classic, A Star is Born. The film is Bradley Cooper’s directorial... Read More
October 2018

Yonnet on NPR’s Tiny Desk

Frederic Yonnet doesn’t just play the harmonica, he literally becomes one.  Described by comedian Dave Chappelle as an unlikely talent from an unlikely place, French-born... Read More
July 2018

Juke Joint Returns to YS Ohio

They did it again! Comedian Dave Chappelle, harmonicist Frederic Yonnet and DJ D-Nice got together for another Juke Joint. This time for two nights back at the barn in Yellow... Read More
June 2018

The Presidential Delegation

French President Emmanuel Macron proved you don’t have to be a musician to be a rockstar. Harmonicist Frederic Yonnet was apart of the French Cultural Delegation... Read More
May 2018

Frederic Yonnet: In Studio Live

Yonnet’s version of Led Zeppelin‘s classic tune “Kashmir” is best heard live. Second best is, In Studio Live, an online series produced by Beyond Studios... Read More
May 2018

DC Welcomes DC

Just announced!!! Frederic Yonnet’s hosts a Pop-Up Jam Session tonight for Dave Chappelle in celebration of Dave’s 30th Anniversary in comedy, his recent Emmy Award and... Read More
September 2017

Shoutout on Sway’s Universe

Dave Chappelle shouts out Frederic Yonnet on Sway’s Universe.  There were jokes, there was laughing, and there was of course…harmonica playing. Yonnet will perform on... Read More
July 2017

Yonnet/Youssef: DoubleTime

There’s a lot going on in the D.C. area these last few days of April. From The Revolution concert on Thursday evening to DJ Spinna‘s Wonder-FULL party on... Read More
April 2017

Yonnet on #FallonTonight

If you tuned into the The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday, you couldn’t help but notice the signature sound of Frédéric Yonnet coming from the... Read More
September 2016

Yonnet covers “Somewhere” for DNC 2016

Frédéric Yonnet recorded a special arrangement of “Somewhere (There’s a Place for Us)” for the Democratic National Convention’s Memoriam presentation which airs Wed, July 27.  The song from... Read More
July 2016

3 Reasons to Get Amp’d

Top three reasons to get excited about Maryland’s newest music venue, AMP by Strathmore: 1. Finally, an intimate space in the DMV where the music is audible... Read More
March 2015

Yonnet @ Blues Alley, Nov 21-22

Frédéric Yonnet performs at Georgetown’s Blues Alley delivering a high energy, urban jazz, funk-filled show that’s guaranteed to blow you away. Yonnet and his band... Read More
November 2014

Yonnet on IROCKJAZZ Live!

On Wednesday, October 30, 2013, Frederic Yonnet was featured on IRockJazz LIVE! Interactive Web Series, a live chat show where fans have a rare opportunity... Read More
October 2013

See You At the Rock! Saturday, April 13

Returning Black Rock favorite:  Self-styled “urban jazz harmonicist” Frédéric Yonnet brings the underestimated harmonica front and center.  Yonnet defys expectations and coaxes contemporary jazz, R&B,... Read More
April 2013

Presidential Inauguration 2013

On January 21, 2013 BET Networks will celebrate the inauguration of the 44th President of the United States of America, Barack Obama, with an Inaugural... Read More
January 2013

HIghlights from Strathmore

[slideshow id=29] Thanks to everyone that came out to Strathmore Mansion on Thursday, Sept 27th.  The Mansion is a great room but it’s even better... Read More
September 2012

Meet Me on the Vineyard!

Urban jazz harmonicist Frédéric Yonnet kicks off the  2012 Martha’s Vineyard Jazz Festival with a “Cool Jazz Saturday” concert in the beautiful Tabernacle indoor pavilion, Oak Bluffs.... Read More
August 2012

Yonnet @ Blues Alley

Frédéric Yonnet returns to Blues Alley in Washington, DC for two shows on June 1-2. He’ll perform music from his new project, Reed My Lips,... Read More
June 2012

Anacostia River & Jazz Festival

On April 28th, the Smithsonian celebrates Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM) with a free concert featuring performances by Frédéric Yonnet, Marcus Johnson and Alejandro Lucini’s Origem.  The... Read More
April 2012

Meet the Producers

nVMe Frédéric Yonnet collaborates on his current project REED MY LIPS with the Brooklyn-based production team nVMe to feature the harmonica as the lead voice on... Read More
April 2012

Yonnet Makes the Rounds at NAMM 2012

[slideshow id=14] Anaheim, Calif, January 22, 2012—Frédéric Yonnet represented C.A. Seydel Söhne harmonicas as an endorsee at The 110th National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) show... Read More
January 2012

Yonnet Honors PR Legend Ofield Dukes

[Washington, DC,  January 13, 2010] Urban Jazz Harmonicist Frédéric Yonnet performed a soulful rendition of “Amazing Grace” at the memorial service of Ofield Dukes held... Read More
January 2012

Yonnet Discovers His Gift

Urban jazz harmonicist Frédéric Yonnet is featured in the new NRDC Natural Resources Defense Council’s Green Gift Campaignwhich promotes giving gifts that are good for... Read More
November 2011