Marking Mike's fifth recording as a leader, The Vibesman thrives on it's multicultural beat. Grounded in jazz, Latin jazz and salsa, Mike offers a unique group sound through his music, playing and instrumentation.
My debut album, combing together a set of compositions I wrote while in college. They are expertly performed by three of my favorite improvisors: Steve Swell - Trombone, Mark Whitecage - Alto Sax and Clarinet, and Tyshawn Sorey - Drums.
Acclaim for the Trio and its members, beat-boxing flutist Greg Pattillo, cellist Eric Stephenson, and bassist Peter Seymour, runs the gamut from Downbeat Magazine, which praises PROJECT Trio as “packed with musicianship, joy, and surprise”