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Primary Instrument: Trombone

Born: May 7, 1963    

Originally from Fargo, North Dakota- Mike is fortunate to be living his dream, making a living as a New York City musician. Cursed with and open mind and a willingness to try things, he is involved in the NYC scene in many ways.

Mike started out with trombone lessons from his father, who later was his high school band director. This led to the University of Northern Colorado where he studied with Buddy Baker. Before finishing his degree Mike was called by Ray Charles to tour the world with his orchestra. After finishing his degree at Moorhead State University (MN), Mike knew it was time to move to NYC....
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Awards

International Trombone Association Frank Rosolino Award- 1988
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Featured recording “Gotham Wind Symphony- American Gotham”

Latest Release

Gotham Wind Symphony- American Gotham

Wack Cylinder Records (2007)

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“Among the instrumental high points: …Mike Christianson’s plunger-muted trombone on ‘My Lovers Suffocate Me’”. -Don Heckman- Los Angeles Times

“….ominous…” -Downbeat

“…superb Tricky Sam is now plunger-muted trombone by Mike Christianson.” -Marc Meyers- All About Jazz(CD review)

“…trombonist Mike Christianson playing elegant solos, …” - Will Stewart- Ann Arbor News

“…top honors for the brass section go to Mike Christianson, whose sexy growl highlighted “Part X: My Lovers Suffocate Me”…” -Greg Haymes- Albany TimesUnion

“…a catalog of noises like “alarm-bells”, “cries of stevedores” and “the bass of disjointed friendship” is brilliantly embodied by trombonist Mike Christianson, et al…” -Andrew Lindemann- JazzTimes

“…and trombonist Mike Christianson were also most effective...

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Primary InstrumentTrombone

LocationFair Lawn, NJ

Willing to teachAdvanced students only.

Bach 36G, Bach 42G, Bach 50BG, Besson Eb Compensating, Besson Compensating Euphonium. Monette Mouthpieces: TS6, TT5, BT1S, BT1, 94, 97.
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