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”
For the love of Jaqueline tracks the highs and lows of a real medieval romance through the sumptuous music of Antoine Busnoys (1430-1492), newly transcribed and arranged by Asteria directly from the Dijon chansonnier and recorded at the 14th century Burgundian palace of Germolles.