Some videos from a recent big band rehearsal in London:
Michael’s saxophone quartet, playing brand new arrangements in the style of Merle Johnston’s Saxophone Quartet from 1929/1930:
With the Shirt Tail Stompers in London, 2018:
With the Vitality Five, recorded in London, April 2017:
Broadcasting live on BBC Radio 3, London, on January 24 2017, with the Vitality Five!
A taste of a great night with the Vitality Five, September 2016:
Thanks to Nicolle Wood, Chicago dancer extraordinaire, for this video – Michael, Leigh Barker and Tom Bartlett sitting in with the incredible ‘Fat Babies’ at the Honky Tonk BBQ in Chicago (Sunday 26 July 2015):
Here’s a video of Michael with colleagues Andy Schumm on piano and Josh Duffee on drums, playing ‘The Baltimore’ at Putnam Museum, Davenport, Iowa (30 July 2015). That’s Bix Beiderbecke’s cornet sitting on top of the piano! Thanks to Jason Downes for recording this one: