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
I was first exposed to jazz as a child in Boston and at a Sun Ra concert.
I met Jaco Pastorius as a teenager in NYC.
The best show I ever attended was The Gap Band.
The first jazz record I bought was Heavy Weather.