Awards & Nominations

2019 Audie Award Nomination for Original Work
Fandango at the Wall, written and narrated by Kabir Sehgal, published by Hachette Audio
Audie Award

Hachette Audio Productions earns Audie nominations
Hachette Audio

Fandango at the Wall [Film] a finalist for the Migrant Voices Today Film Challenge
Organized by San Diego Latino Film Festival

The Fandango Doctrine
The Nation

“Meet Me At The Border, Bring Your Horn”

Weekly Music Roundup

Guest DJ Arturo O’Farrill: Making Music And A Statement At The Border

“This is an extravagant musical collage, both entertaining and historic. If you love the Mexican heritage and the influence their music has had on America and the world of jazz, you will find this recording truly rewarding.”
Musical Memoirs Blog

Arturo O’Farrill’s ‘Fandango’ Spans Border to Unify Cultures, Musics

“Argues persuasively for the edifying capacity of cross-cultural encounters to break down walls.”

“Contagious passion and impeccable precision.”
Musically Speaking

“Fact-laden narrative in a steady voice”


Most Valuable Music of 2018
The Nation

Best Albums of 2018
The Indypendent

Grammy-Winning Third-Year Releases Music Video In Partnership With UNICEF
The Chicago Maroon

Celebrate Piano Day

2018 holiday gift guide: Gifts that are music to anyone’s ears
San Diego Tribune

Hamilton Star Mandy Gonzalez sings anthem for our southern border
Auburn Seminary

10 Best Political Albums of 2018
Green Left Weekly

Jazziz Winter Playlist

Arturo O’Farrill Partners With UNICEF to Release Music Video for “Line in the Sand”

12 Pop, Rock and Jazz Concerts to Check Out in N.Y.C. This Weekend
New York Times

Suit Up for Winter Jazz Fest

‘UNITED BY MUSIC’: Mexican-native Villalobos Brothers to perform in Blackfoot
Idaho State Journal

Double-CD extravaganza
NYC Jazz Record


A Musical Journey At the US-Mexico Border
New York 1

“Author Kabir Sehgal Takes a Closer Look at Both Sides of The Southern Border”
Cheddar TV

Kabir Sehgal discusses the new US-Mexico trade agreement
Bold TV

–Fandango at the Vote
Laura Flanders Show

Radio / Podcast

Arturo O’Farrill’s ‘Fandango at the Wall’ Transcends Borders
NPR Alt Latino

Line in the Sand (20 minute mark)
True Crime with Nancy Grace

Interview of Arturo O’Farrill
WNYC Brian Lehrer Show

How One Grammy-Winning New Yorker is Tearing Down the Border Wall with Music
New York 1

A Pan-Latin Statement at the Border

Fandango at the Wall bridges borders through music

Social Media
Line in the Sand Music Video
UNICEF shares on Facebook, TwitterYouTube

The Broadway League Announces Details for VIVA BROADWAY Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month
Broadway World

Villalobos Brothers bringing high energy fiddling to GPA at GCT
Index Journal