Special offer – excepting “The Deil”, all 5 CDs for only £20 plus £2.50 p&p.
The Michael Family at the Fringe 2011
Recorded live at the Edinburgh Fringe featuring in addition to myself on piano, Paul Michael bass, Hilary Michael soprano sax and violin, and Joanna Duncan violin, we play tunes from The Great American Songbook, including a selection from “Porgy and Bess”.
A History of Jazz Piano
Believe it or not, using that well known theme, beloved by jazz musicians “The Wheels on the Bus”, I talk and play through the styles of jazz pianist from Fats Waller to Herbie Hancock!
Not Quite A Silent Night
My interpretations of some of the greatest Christmas Carols, including “Still the Night”, “God rest, ye Merry Gentlemen” and “Ding Dong, Merrily on High”.
My late brother Will Michael was a jazz pianist of amazing depth. Here are some duets we played together along with solo pieces including his beautiful “Elegy” and my interpretation of that perennial jazz standard “The Old 100th”.
This was my 70th birthday present to myself in the form of a double CD encompassing the many styles of music I love to play from “Postman Pat” to “Giant Steps” to “We Plough the Fields and Scatter” - a truly eclectic selection from my repertoire.