Mike Metheny

Born: August 28, 1949    Primary Instrument: Flugelhorn

Mike Metheny

Trumpet/flugelhorn soloist Mike Metheny is a native of Lee's Summit, Missouri and has degrees from the University of Missouri/Columbia (B.S. in Music Education) and Northeast Missouri State University (Masters in Music Education). His teachers included Keith House and John Alexander.

From 1971 to 1974, he was a trumpeter in the U.S. Army Field Band in Washington D.C., and in 1976 he became a faculty member at Boston's Berklee College of Music, a position he held for six years. At Berklee, Mike taught private trumpet, music theory and jazz improvisation and, while in Boston from 1976 to 1989, led his own Boston- based jazz quartet, appearing in numerous club, concert and festival settings across New England and the U.S....
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As a leader:
Blue Jay Sessions (1982)
Day In-Night Out (1986)
Kaleidoscope (1988)
From Then 'Til Now (1992)
Street of Dreams (1996)
Close Enough for Love (2001)
KC Potpourri (2003)
Back to Basics (2004)
60.1 (2010)
Old Wine New Bossa (2011)
A Kansas City Trumpet Summit (2013)

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Primary Instrument:

Lee's Summit, MO

Willing to teach:
Advanced students only.

Clinic/Workshop Information:

LeBlanc Noblet flugelhorn (1966)
Bach Strad cornet (1962)
AKAI EVI (1989)

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Featured recording “A Kansas City Trumpet Summit”

A Kansas City Trumpet Summit
Self Produced (2013)
Download jazz mp3 “Syncomation” by Mike Metheny

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