Michael Howell

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Michael Howell - Guitar / Composer

Born in Kansas City Mo., innovative and skillful guitarist, Michael Howell was inspired and taught by his father and noted K.C. guitarist Herley Dennis in his youth. He later studied classical guitar at the Music and Arts Institute of San Francisco, and received a degree in Music from Lehman College in New York. Michael has performed and recorded with his own group as well as other musicians such as Bobby Hutcherson, Hampton Hawes, Art Blakey, George Duke, Gene Ammons, and Woody Shaw.
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Michael also worked five years internationally one of the great bebop inventors - the music genius and master entertainer - Dizzy Gillespie. Michael also performed on a number of televisions shows such as Oscar Brown Jr's "Jump Street", 60 Minutes, and The Today Show.
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Michael is in demand as an accompanist. He most recently performed with the wonderful singer Diane Reeves. Michael has taught both guitar and bass at the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music, the Harlem School of the Arts, and the Lucy Moses for Music and Dance. Presently, he teaches guitar at the JazzMobile Workshop where he was worked since 1990
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Albums

M-9048 Looking Glass — Michael Howell Michael Howell Looking Glass (Album) Milestone (4) M-9048 US 1973 Sell This Version
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M-9054 In The Silence — Michael Howell Michael Howell In The Silence(LP, Album) Milestone (4) M-9054 US 1974 Sell This Version
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CAT-7615 Alone — Michael Howell Michael Howell Alone (Album) Catalyst Records (3) CAT-7615 US 1977 Sell This Version
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Compilations

T2CD2012028 The Sesjun Radio Shows — Michael Howell Dizzy Gillespie, Rodney Jones, Benjamin Brown, Mickey Roker, Ed Cherry, Sheyvonne Wright, Paquito D'Rivera, Michael Howell, Ignacio Berroa, Sam Rivers, John Lee Dizzy Gillespie, Rodney Jones, Benjamin Brown, Mickey Roker, Ed Cherry, Sheyvonne Wright, Paquito D'Rivera, Michael Howell, Ignacio Berroa, Sam Rivers, John Lee - The Sesjun Radio Shows(2xCD, Album, Comp) T2 Entertainment T2CD2012028 Netherlands 2012 Sell This Version

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partick.paul

partick.paul

May 24, 2022
I wonder why not a single one of his three albums have been reissued on CD?

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