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Roberto Miguel

Roberto Miguel

American musician
Roberto Miguel
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Intro American musician
Is Singer Songwriter
From United States of America
Type Music
Gender male
Birth 26 January 1981, Oakland, California, USA
Age 40 years
Star sign Aquarius
The details (from wikipedia)

Biography

Roberto Miguel, a.k.a. Miguel from Oakland (born January 26, 1981 in Oakland, California), is an American singer, songwriter, and visual artist. His music often utilizes a mixture of political ideologies, humorous themes, surreal self-retrospection and local identity. He has played with Leftöver Crack and Citizen Fish.

Musical career

Starting the trombone from age 12, with musical instruction from east bay anti-violence activist Andres Soto. Miguel soon accomplished the styles of jazz, ska and various Latin styles.

While performing with Leftöver Crack, Miguel was invited to join another Alternative Tentacles band, Citizen Fish, on their U.S. and U.K. tours. He has been a member since.

Poetry and art

Miguel was once referenced by American comics in a series titled BellyButton Comix by Sophie Crumb. In 2007, Miguel produced a series of intricate etching and pen line drawings inspired by concepts in George Bataille's seminal book The Accrused Share. In 2009, his art was video projected at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York city by a band performing there. It was presented as a video art project accompanying his song, seasons. It was not an official Whitney Museum exhibit.

Discography

  • Stairwells – self-released (2007)
  • After Dancing – lakebed Recordings (2009)
The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 16 May 2021. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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