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Mike Pope

Bassist and composer Mike Pope builds significant musical, personal and spiritual bridges between the past, present and future with his third release, Cold Truth, Warm Heart. The new album shows him to be a visionary composer, arranger and bandleader.

The 2014 offering is the first in a decade and establishes a new threshold of leadership for the virtuoso acoustic and electric bassist who has toured extensively with Chick Corea, David Sanborn, Al DiMeola and Bill Bruford, and more recently, Joe Locke and Eldar Djangirov.

Pope’s 2002 album, The Lay of the Land, delivered contemporary straight ahead jazz with help from stellar players: Michael Brecker, Randy Brecker, John Patitucci, Jeff ”Tain” Watts and others. It was warmly received, but tours with other ensembles took up the bulk of his time....
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    Cold Truth, Warm Heart

    19/8
    2014
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    Mike Pope: Cold Truth Warm Heart

    19/8
    2014
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    The Lay of the Land

    Whaling City Sound
    2003
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    The Lay of the Land

    Whaling City Sound
    2002

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Cold Truth, Warm Heart

19/8 (2014)

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”Mike Pope is a real Renaissance man. He is a musician of broad scope and tremendous talent. His virtuosity on electric and acoustic bass is rare even by today’s standards.” —John Patitucci

“Mike has become a fixture on the New York jazz scene. I’ve had the pleasure of playing on his CDs, using him in my band, and recommending him for other situations. He’s an incredible acoustic and electric bassist and one of the few who is comfortable on both instruments while also being a very talented composer.” —Randy Brecker

“If I were going to study improvisation at this point, I’d do it with Mike Pope.” —Victor Wooten

“In a year that has already produced a number of excellent recordings, Mike Pope’s The Lay of the Land may well be one of the best...

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