Director of Jazz at Western Washington University
Midway through the fifth year of Mike’s directorship, jazz at WWU is thriving. This year the jazz studies program welcomed a new addition to its roster of Guest Musician contributors; drummer-Christian Casolary is now on board directing the Western Big Band.
In addition to lecturing and performing, Mike leads the Western Jazz Orchestra from the alto chair.read more >>
After 30 years with Selmer saxophones, Mike is now playing and endorsing Yanagisawa saxophones: Tenor-991-S, Alto-991-S and Soprano-991-S models, and enhanced by solid silver neck pipes on both tenor and alto.
“Yanagisawa saxophones are beautifully crafted instruments that play in tune and encourage a full, personal sound.”read more >>
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