Native of the town of Aguada , in the district of Aguadilla , to the west of the island of Puerto Rico, territory culture of excellence (The Athens Boricua ), which came into the world on Monday 20 of February 1950. It is fond from child to instruments of percussion . He was with the group of Pipoand his combo. In 1965, as a singer begins in New York, with styles music prior to the sauce, as the boogaloo and son montuno . With the orchestra of the musician Joey Pastrana , he obtains a resounding success with the theme Rumbón melón and begins to brush his style , to compete with hisNotorious rivals of the moment , Bobby Cruz and Héctor Lavoe .
It does want from the Sonero Mayor of Puerto Rico, Ismael Rivera, who as hosts , to the equal that to the young Panamanian Ruben Blades. Maelo it recommended to the director of orchestra and pianist Larry Harlow of origin Jewish-American , “Look, put hand with this chamaquito who has good voice , well you going toout more cheaper , because you do not I’ll pay you that I will go to ask “ . Harlow had lived in Cuba, which acquired the passion for the son. This is howMiranda started with Larry since July 1967. He achieves tremendous triumphs with the LD Open step , My monkey and I , Tribute to Arsenio Rodríguez, Electric, Opportunity . Recordings for the Emporio Fania Records. In 1972 he becomes the first solo artist to leave The Stars of Fania and founded his own group called The Revelation . He had the collaboration of musicians such as : Nicky Marrero at the timbales, Frankie Rodríguez on the tumbler , Joe Santiago on bass, Oscar Hernández on the piano and Nelson González on the three . They publish in 1973 their only LD This is how a son is composed . Pages of success were : Now yes , Salute to Colombia, Las forty and theme of his authorship Thus is composed a son. This last topic I recorded the Sonora Matancera more later inthree opportunities with the voices of Yayo El Indio, Welfo Gutiérrez and Miguelito Valdés .
Due to disparate economic problems, The Revelation was dissolved very soon, in 1974. From 1974 to 1978, with groups for the occasion , he recorded six LD Performs record tributes to Benny Moré and Ismael Rivera. With this detail , he taught his respect and admiration for these myths of Afcaribean sonority . In 1976, forcommemorating the ten years of Larry Harlow’s band , they record the LD entitled With my old friend. The grouping of Larry was dissolved in 1979, in obedience to factors multiple .
Ismael Miranda in the center , Héctor Ramírez on the left and Henry Moreno on the right
In 1984, with Sonora Matancera , which exhibits a modern touch , Ismael gives a refreshing airand records with them a work in LD The numbers , La Sonora and the child and Mariví , win the applause . Ismael has been one great and exquisite composer virtue of commendation that he accreditsone charisma cimero to the interpreting their own compositions , impregnándoles one nuance and feeling special . Its intrinsicvalue lies in showing in each subject its feeling , with Puerto Rican bloodand Cuban flavor . His creations are supported by boleros, sones montunos , guajiras and guaguancós .
Ismael Miranda with Alejandro Ramírez on the left in our Club
In May 1996, we visited the city of Medellin with other stars of the Fania , a concert memorable given to all the Antiochian at the stadium Atanasio Girardot . His musical vehemence has won him unsuspected sums of money , which Ishmael , a judicious man , without vices and organized assembly, hasknown to invest in their homeland, restaurants , offices in La Milla de Oro, apartments , farms, horses of step , etc. In Colombia, returns by custom in more than one time in the year , to indulge in his dapper fans . With his sympathy and human warmth, he decorated a treatsplendid that he made the Corporation Club Sonora Matancera of Antioquia in 2010. At the present time, with his family, living in San Juan de Puerto Rico. Romantic for excellence , pigeonholed as one of the superlatives interpreters of our Latin music.
RECORDINGS OF ISMAEL MIRANDA
WITH THE MATANCERA SONORA
Recorded in 1984
Raimundo Elpidio Vásquez
La Sonora and the child
What a bless
If you wanna forget
They are montuno
Let’s go to the rumba
I forgive you
Raimundo Elpidio Vásquez
They are montuno
Ismael Miranda with some associates of our club. Medellin 2010
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