NEW LIMITED EDITION!
A KANSAS CITY TRUMPET SUMMIT
Featuring Mike with KC trumpeters Stan Kessler and Hermon Mehari on an eclectic set of tracks adapted for this unique ensemble. An all-star Kansas City rhythm section rounds out the band. For sound clips and ordering information, please go to "Recordings." And for the CD press release, please go to "News/Press." "A Kansas City Trumpet Summit is a wonderful celebration of Kansas City jazz trumpet today." -- kcjazzlark.
OTHER RECENT RELEASES
OLD WINE/NEW BOSSA: SELECTED TRACKS
This 2011 compilation/sampler features Mike and many of his favorite musicians over the years from Boston and Kansas City. For sound clips and ordering information, please go to "Recordings."
(Featuring Mike on flugelhorn, EVI and keyboards along with a supporting cast of Kansas City jazz artists performing seven of Mike's original compositions.) "He could have made a comfy, simpatico mainstream session, and nobody would have complained. Instead, he created a set of new sonic landscapes... And he thrived in every one of them." -- The Kansas City Star
BACK TO BASICS
(Featuring Mike playing the music of Bach, Beethoven and other classical masters, backed by guitar, piano and keyboards.) "On this atmospheric set, Metheny returns to his roots... One does not have to be a connoisseur of classical music in order to enjoy this melodic and charming program." -- AMG/Allmusic.com
(Featuring Mike and numerous Kansas City jazz all-stars in small group and big band settings.) "Metheny's beautiful, deeply felt performance on his younger brother Pat's poignant ballad 'Always and Forever,' reminds us that both brothers have the lyricism gene..." -- Jazz Times
CLOSE ENOUGH FOR LOVE
(Featuring Mike and a solid supporting cast, with a cameo by Pat Metheny.) "In the 'Talent Deserving of Wider Recognition' category, the name of Mike Metheny should be right at the top." -- International Trumpet Guild Journal
For sound clips and ordering information, please go to "Recordings."