Composer,Instrumentalist, Musical Arranger, Music Director, Producer, Teacher/Educator
Additional Areas of focus & training
Jazz, Salsa, Latin Jazz, Son Jarocho, Mariachi, Mexican Music, Contemporary Music, Instrumental Music
Projects with CTC
A Mexican Affair
The Fascia Project
Latin Grammy-winning producer, vibraphonist/percussionist, musical director, arranger & educator from Costa Rica. Graduated in 2010 from the Puerto Rico Music Conservatory, BM Jazz and Caribbean Music; and Universidad Nacional de Costa Rica, BM Music Performance and Education in 2006.
In 2017 Fournier won the Latin Grammy for Best Mariachi/Ranchero album for Las Caras Lindas by Flor de Toloache, as a producer. He was nominated before, in five different occasions, for Grammy & Latin Grammy; with Rubén Blades & Cheo Feliciano, Néstor Torres, and Charlie Sepúlveda.
Based in New York City since 2013, Felipe is the musical director of Supermambo! A Vibes Tribute to Tito Puente; Luba Mason’s Triangle; Ballet Folklorico NEPANTLA; and the cabaret show The Mexican Affair among others. Also, he plays as a sideman with Luisito Quintero's 3rd Element, Axel Tosca Quartet, Xiomara Laugart, Guillermo Klein, Consoul Big Band.