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Mike Longo Trio plays “Good Bait” at Sandoval’s in Miami, Beach-2007

Mike Longo Interview on WGLT About His CD “Step On It”

Diddy Wah Diddy – Dizzy Gillespie w/ Mike Longo, George Davis, Patato Valdez, Jerry and Andy Gonzolez and Nicky Morrera

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YV0P8KZnmAY

5 Star Review of “To My Surprise” from UK

TO MY SURPRISE

A Piclure 0f Dorion Mode; Still Wofer; New Muse Blues; Limbo;
Alone Agoin; I Hadn’f Anyone ‘Til You; OId Devil Moon; Mogic Bloze; To My Surprise; You’ve Chonged; Eye 0f The Hurricone; ln The Wee Smoll Hours (64 09)

Jimmy Owens (t); Lonce Bryont (ts); Mike Longo (p); Bob Cronshow (b); Lewis Nosh (d). Englewood. New Jersey, 1 Augusl, 201 t.

CAP 1030 *****

Pianist Mike Longo offers this quintet and trio menu with a life- time of musical experience, including a quarter of a century of feeding chords for maestro Dizzy Gillespie, under his belt. Read More…

Mike Longo Talks About Transcribing And Playing Licks

Food For Thought

 

 

As many of you probably know, there has been a raging discussion going on Face book about the group of young musicians who put out a recording of a note for note version of the Miles Davis classic Kind of Blue.

As a result, a few comments were made about transcribing in general with some saying they never transcribed solos and others swearing by it.  I mentioned in a comment that I felt that transcribing was one of the best tools for ear training there is but that I question the practice of playing the transcription as a means of learning to play jazz. Read More…

5 StarReview of “The Mike Longo Trio Celebrates Oscar Peterson

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The Mike Longo Trio turns in a more than fitting tribute to the great Oscar Peterson!
Brent Black / www.criticaljazz.com
An artist always needs to look for their own voice while presenting a unique harmonic exhibition of style and flavor. Mike Longo learned a valuable lesson from the great Oscar Peterson, be yourself. Read More…

Marlbank Review

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The Mike Longo trio, Celebrates Oscar Peterson Live, Consolidated Artists Productions ***

The date: 25 June 2013. The place? An auditorium named after Dizzy Gillespie in the New York Baha’i Center, where Longo has now hosted a weekly Tuesday night gig for a decade often playing with his own groups. Read More…

Dizzy Gillepsie big band plays Mike Longo’s “Ding A Ling”

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Review From Improvisation Nation

jLongo_Cover-9[1]Mike Longo – STEP ON IT:  This is definitely the kind of jazz that will “get your motor running” & make you keep your “pedal to the metal”, Read More…

“Lime House Blues” Mike Longo & The NY State of the Art Jazz Ensemble

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