Fall 2022 / Spring 2023 Visiting Artists

Miguel Atwood-Ferguson

Starting with violin at age 4, Miguel Atwood-Ferguson is now a multi-instrumentalist, composer, arranger, music director, dj, producer, and educator. He has recorded on over 600 albums, films and TV shows, working with the likes of Ray Charles, Stevie Wonder, Quincy Jones, Henry Mancini, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Smokey Robinson, Wayne Shorter, Billy Higgins, Ray Brown, Brad Mehldau, Hubert Laws, Dr. Dre, Flying Lotus, Sly Stone, George Clinton, Questlove, Chaka Khan, Thundercat, Erykah Badu, Meshell Ndegeocello, Karriem Riggins, Robert Glasper, and many others. In 2009, to great acclaim, Miguel celebrated the beloved hip-hop producer J Dilla by composing an orchestral tribute with a 60 piece orchestra called ‘Suite For Ma Dukes’. Since then Miguel has recorded on 100s of albums, played 100s of concerts, and co-written for the likes of Anderson. Paak, Smokey Robinson, Flying Lotus, Bonobo, Kaytranada, and Thundercat to name a few. Miguel has plans to release Volume 1 of 3 of his first solo album ‘Les Jardins Mystiques’ on the Brainfeeder record label within the next 12 months.

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