Mike Lorenz

Mike Lorenz, guitarist / composer / educator, hails from Bethlehem, PA where he is director of the jazz program at the Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts. Since 2007, Mike has kept a busy schedule as a freelancing performer, leading his trio/quartet in performance up-and-down the Northeast Corridor

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”Working within the melodically edgy orbit of such role models as Ben Monder and Kurt Rosenwinkel, he can float by on chordal clouds or stun you with quick flashes of linear brilliance… Lorenz’s quartet comes at the material with a sense of whimsy and seasoned trust.” —David R. Adler, Philadelphia Weekly
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Mike Lorenz is a distinguished regional educator in jazz and improvised music. He teaches and directs the jazz band at the Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts in Bethlehem, PA. Additionally he has taught at the Moravian College Summer Jazz Camp, the Moravian Academy Summer Jazz Camp, and leads an improvised music session at the Coffee House Without Limits in Allentown, PA.

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