Recently, Miguel was on the season finale of 'America's Got Talent' backing up Susan Boyle. Miguel has also had his own segments devoted to him on the Disney Channel and KCET. Miguel graduated from the University of Southern California with a degree in viola performance and has performed in orchestral settings with Wayne Shorter, Stevie Wonder, John Williams, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Roy Hargrove, Francisco Aguabella, Chuchito Valdes, Ray Brown, Brad Mehldau, Quincy Jones, James Galway, Karriem Riggins and Henry Mancini among many others. As a studio musician he has recorded for Willi.i.am, Erykah Badu, Dr.
Dre, John Cale, Barry Manilow, Joss Stone, Michael Buble, Rene Olmstead, Common, Randy Jackson, Travis Tritt, Raphael Saadiq, and on Ray Charles’ grammy winning album ‘Genius Loves Company’. As a jazz soloist, Miguel has played/recorded alongside Hubert Laws, Billy Higgins, Brian Blade, Alphonse Mouzon, Airto Moreira, Buster Williams, Saul Williams, Dwight Trible, Patrice Rushen, Ndugu Chancler, Mulatu Astatke, Bennie Maupin, and Azar Lawrence. He has also performed at the Blue Note in New York and tours Europe regularly. Miguel has very diverse interests and performs/tours and records with ensembles ranging from tango, electronica, avante-garde jazz, classical, hip-hop, to pop music.
Miguel is building towards having his own orchestra playing music from across the globe with international musicians of peace and love. Read more: http://www.myspace.com/miguelatwoodferguson#ixzz10m0e1FDZ Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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