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Review of Randy Armstrong by India Currents

“When Randy Armstrong has to create a specific piece of music that must evoke an Indian feel, he just orders a sitar from India. “Every piece of music has to be original in its creation and cultural fidelity,” he explains. That is how he has over 300 instruments in his collection, including 14 types of guitars, three sets of tablas, and a bansuri flute in every key.”

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Review of “Beyond Borders” by MWE3.com

Review of “Beyond Borders” by MWE3.com

“More than a collection of tracks, the album is a scenic travelogue covering a range of World Beat music with the accent on Latin, Brazilian and Indian music and those genres are just some of the scenic signposts dotting the album’s sweeping terrain. In addition to his expert synth guitar work and his background in exotic percussion, Randy Armstrong is a seasoned guitarist who is equally gifted on both classical, steel string and electric guitars and he uses all of it to enhance the sound. Volker Narhmann gives the album its tasteful sonic thunder so to speak and he plays a range of different acoustic and electric basses.”

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Review of “Beyond Borders” by Portsmouth Herald

Review of “Beyond Borders” by Portsmouth Herald

“Revered musician Randy Armstrong is back with his latest recorded effort, ‘Beyond Borders,’ which is literally just that —a global musical voyage with no boundaries. It’s an exploration in sonic textures and global grooves that evoke movement and, at the same time a serene space in which to meditate and reflect on, well, life.”

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Review of Do’a’s “Legacy Complete Works” Box Set by The Wire

Review of Do’a’s “Legacy Complete Works” Box Set by The Wire

“The collaboration between Armstrong and LaRoche lasted for 17 years, concluding with a concert at Harvard University in 1991. During that span, Do’a recorded five albums and played concerts all over the nation and world, helping to pioneer an all-encompassing style that has come to be known as world fusion. A sampling of the music’s influences range from American folk and jazz to traditional African, Indian, Tibetan, Andean, Native American and Middle Eastern music.”

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Scoring

Find out more about Randy Armstrong’s scoring for film, television, theatre and dance. 

Keynote Speaker & Event Performances

Randy Armstrong keynote speaking engagements cover topics on unity, diversity and the healing aspect of music.