Derrick Michaels Solo Saxophone Live Recording at An Die Musik Live
Erin Connelly uploaded this event on August 31, 2021
Tue, October 26, 2021
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Derrick Michaels, solo saxophone
"Baltimore-based tenor saxophonist Derrick Michaels is an audacious force in the creative music community. As a saxophonist, he boasts a rich expressive palette and a propensity for dynamic performance. As a bandleader, he invites a wide array of brilliant musicians into the creative fold, engaging with an expressive continuum that spans the history of written and improvised music.
Michaels’ 2019 concert series “Derrick Michaels Presents” positioned his own tenor saxophone playing amid 28 brilliant improvisers from Baltimore and New York City, delivering 12 engaging improvised concerts full of depth, nuance, sensitivity, and imagination. These ensembles ranged in instrumentation from classic jazz quartets to lush chamber ensembles, demonstrating the unifying power of improvisation....