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Hi, I'm Tony Minvielle Presenter of FOLDEDSPACE on
My passion for music started as a teenager of 14 working part time in a vibrant record shop in south London many years ago. I became involved with the London soul and jazz dance scene as the years progressed. My passion for djing, writing and broadcasting continued during my student years based in the Midlands (UK) presenting radio shows at college stations and promoting live and club nights. I've had residencies at Londons Jazz Cafe, the legendary Cafe Del Mar in Ibiza and appeared at many festivals. I’ve also written many articles for the iconic magazine Straight No Chaser including an unforgettable interview with the late great Curtis Mayfield. I moved to Atlanta in the nineties and was a co-presenter on WCLK (the home of jazz). It was at that time – via an organisation called Groovement that I became involved in helping to launch the fledgling careers of many Atlanta based artists including India Arie and Anthony David.
I moved back to the UK via a short time living in Warsaw Poland and became part of BBC Radio 1 Gilles Petersons Worldwide family and also presented shows for the Virgin Radio digital network in the UK.
During my long and varied journey I count myself as blessed to have managed to meet and work with all my heroes and heroines including Mark Murphy, Roy Ayers, Weldon Irvine, Gil Scott Heron, Curtis Mayfield, India Arie, Jon Lucien, Courtney Pine, Sade and Incognito, Pharoah Sanders, KOOP, Joy Rose, Jazzanova , Khari Cabral Simmons to name only a few.
I am now proud to say that I’m a presenter on producing and presenting a show called FOLDEDSPACE which I see as the culmination of all my influences over the many years I’ve been involved in this music. It crosses all the boundaries between Jazz (my first love), Soul, Latin and Brazilian and covers the old, the new, the classic and the innovative.
You can find me on Facebook as Tony Minvielle and there is a specialist page Foldedspace on (presented by Tony Minvielle) containing some great links which are jazz and soul related. More info can be found at
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At 6:11pm on February 11, 2012, Elroy Jackson said…

The Pleasures mine Tony, Lets stay in touch my brother.

Be Blessed

At 9:45am on February 8, 2012, Keith Hill | Founder | CEO said…

It's a pleasure to have you here. I definitely look forward to seeing more from your program. 


At 5:18pm on February 7, 2012, Uptown Jazz Dallas IJF said…

Hi Tony,

Welcome to the official social network of Uptown Jazz Dallas Live,  our planned UJD International Jazz Festival and the hub of all things music, food, fashion, film and the arts in North Texas. Make yourself at home. There are tools here to showcase what you do and what you love. Please use the Invite tab above to expose others to the movement. It's already a great community. With You here it just got better. Don't hesitate sharing this with others via the PROMOTE and SHARE buttons here on the network. 


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