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Primary Instrument: Piano

Born: March 16, 1970

Mike's jazz fusion compositions have begun attracting attention from many well-known national artists. Becoming a cancer patient in 2008 was the big wake-up call that got him to start writing lots of new music, form a band, start booking gigs, and pursue his dream of becoming a professional jazz musician, inspired by fellow cancer survivor Lance Armstrong. Mike raised over $10,000 on kickstarter.com in 2010 to fund his first studio album “A Stitch In Time” featuring Damian Erskine, Reinhardt Melz, John Nastos, Brandon Woody, Rafael Trujillo, Patrick Lamb, Tim Jensen, and Paul Mazzio, produced by Emmy award-winning David Mathew. This studio album and band is also being featured on the Oregon Public Broadcasting (OPB) Oregon Art Beat television show. Mike currently resides in Portland, Oregon and enjoys playing with some of the finest musicians in town who are up to the task of performing his extremely challenging but accessible compositions....
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”I knew this guy was up to something; what a great disc! Beautifully written and played with passion and intensity by an excellent band. This is one of those CDs that you want to hear again as soon as it's finished. Bravo Mike!” -- George Whitty (Brecker Brothers)

“Watch out for this guy! Mike is terribly brave, adventurous, playful, and adept. As his compositions and playing demonstrate, Mr. Prigodich is a rising talent following his creative muse fearlessly to wherever it takes him. Kudos Mr. P!” -- David Goldblatt (Tribal Tech)

“This is band is top shelf; they were super tight and super exciting.” -- George Colligan (Jack DeJohnette New Quintet)

All About Jazz -- “Prigodich is an excellent keyboardist, but it's his writing that really stands out...

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Featured recording “A Stitch in Time”

A Stitch in Time

Mexican Mocha Music
2011
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    A Stitch In Time

    Mexican Mocha Music
    2011
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