Bob Barboza is the lead composer and spoken word writer of the Kids Talk Radio Visual Jazz Opera Series. He just completed his first Mayan Visual Jazz Opera, “Chaac the Rain God and Jaguar Boy.” It was performed before a live audience at the Museum of Latin American Art in Long Beach, California. He is now working on his second Visual Jazz Opera. This time he will be collaborating with student composers from USC, UCLA and California State University Long Beach. Together they will write, the second Mayan Visual Jazz Opera in collaboration with sounds of the Ancient Maya composer Marin Espino.
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