Mike Hackbert is the creative force behind Hackdaddy. Mike has been an active musician since the early 70's, when he began playing brass instruments and settled on the trumpet as a primary instrument. Mike was involved with a number of bands and ensembles in high school and college; his composing and arranging skills were honed in college and are still in use today.
Artist Press Items
Your playing is beyond what I normally enjoy when it comes to horns in arrangements. I get this fantastic vibe every time I do hear your creations. You have a flow that is completely original yet echoes some of the pioneers who more than likely made you want to to play to begin with. I hear your own unique style & then I also hear raindrops from Bacharach to early Procol Harum arrangements. Damn fine playing Hack.
- Richie Auriemma, Independent Recording Artist
REFLECTIONS takes me to one of the big ballrooms of fancy hotels in La Havan, Cuba in the 50's.
- Carlos Mongrut/CMongrooves - Mongrooves Productions, International Recording Artist
Para Siempre is quite magical!!! The horn is brilliant and melodious and the instrumentation is gorgeously interweaved into it
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