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Primarily recognized as an award-winning, jazz vibraphonist, Mike Mainieri's equally remarkable talents as producer, arranger, and composer have contributed to shaping the cutting-edge in music... more
Years ago now--in Rhodesia--listening to Voice of America with Willis Conover I heard Bunk Johnson play When The Saints Go Marching In, and Billie Holiday sing Don't Explain. I knew then there was no other life for me than jazz.