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Album Review

Roberto Miranda's Home Music Ensemble: Live at the Bing Theater; Los Angeles, 1985

Read "Live at the Bing Theater; Los Angeles, 1985" reviewed by Karl Ackermann


Roberto Miranda has appeared on almost one-hundred albums but has been lightly recorded as a leader, and inexplicably struggled to generate interest among labels. Dark Tree Records has released some great Horace Tapscott performances from the '70s and '80s. The label resurrected a Miranda-led session on Live at the Bing Theater; Los Angeles, 1985. Recorded at the USC campus auditorium, the sound is pristine, and the ambiance, eclectic and dynamic. Miranda studied bass with Ray Brown and Red ...

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Interview

A Fireside Chat with Roberto Miguel Miranda

Read "A Fireside Chat with Roberto Miguel Miranda" reviewed by AAJ Staff


It is difficult to find loyalty in anything or anyone these days. CEOs are in and out of cuffs and court defrauding investors. Sports figures put on the jersey of a new team as often as you can say, “Show me the money." Actors, well, it is Hollywood and the fame would get to anyone. And musicians, fame and fortune call as well. But a sense of community still exists if you look for it in the most familiar of ...


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