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Posts tagged ‘Mike Metheny’

19
Jun
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Q&A: Mike Metheny

We last heard from Mike Metheny on his excellent and insightful blog Doc Severinsen-A Legend, And A Friend. Since then he’s been working on another musical project close to his heart, a compilation of his own favorite recorded tracks over the past 20 years. Read moreRead more

20
Sep
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Doc Severinsen: A Legend, And A Friend

Contributed by guest blogger Mike Metheny

Anyone who was a serious trumpet student in the 1960s will tell you about the short list of trumpet “gods” in those days. Rafael Mendez and Clark Terry come to mind. Miles and Maynard, of course. And there was the classical virtuoso, Maurice Andre. But none of those legends appeared in our living rooms every night, as did the great Doc Severinsen. Read moreRead more

14
Jul
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Miles Davis Podcast: Mike Metheny

Trumpeter and music educator Mike Metheny shares his first memories of Miles and provides deep insight into the jazz legend’s improvisational genius. Read moreRead more

5
May
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Mike Metheny: A Tapestry of Sonic Delight

There are a few aspects of Mike Metheny’s artistry that I have always enjoyed hearing. The first is the beautiful sound he gets out of his horns – especially the flugelhorn. The second is his ability to play and improvise on the EVI (Electronic Valve Instrument) – he is one of only a few artists in the world who can really make that instrument sing and work perfectly within the context of improvised music. Read moreRead more