Mike Wofford

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Mike Wofford
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American jazz pianist, born 28 February 1938 in San Antonio, Texas, USA.

He was known in the jazz community going back to the 1960s for the albums Strawberry Wine and Summer Night. He settled in Los Angeles and performed with Shorty Rogers, Teddy Edwards, Bud Shank, Red Norvo, Chet Baker, Joe Pass, Quincy Jones, Oliver Nelson, Shelly Manne, and Zoot Sims. In the 1970s Wofford toured Europe with Manne and Lee Konitz, in the 1980s Japan with Manne, Sweets Edison and Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis, and Japan and Brazil with Benny Carter.

Returning to San Diego, he performed with Kenny Burrell, Benny Golson, Art Farmer, Charlie Haden, Slide Hampton, Clifford Jordan, Ray Brown, and Charles McPherson. Wofford worked on John Lennon's album Rock 'n' Roll (1975) and in 1973 briefly toured with Roger McGuinn of the Byrds.

On August 13, 2012, he was given the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 22nd Annual San Diego Music Awards.
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Albums

LN 24225 Strawberry Wine — Mike Wofford Mike Wofford Strawberry Wine (Album) Epic LN 24225 US 1966 Sell This Version
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RVP-6077 Scott Joplin: Interpretations '76 — Mike Wofford Mike Wofford Scott Joplin: Interpretations '76 (Album) Flying Dutchman RVP-6077 Japan 1976 Sell This Version
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DS-784 Afterthoughts — Mike Wofford Mike Wofford Afterthoughts(LP, Album) Discovery Records DS-784 US 1977 Sell This Version
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DS-834 Jazz Quintet — Mike Wofford Robert Conti Featuring Mike Wofford Robert Conti Featuring Mike Wofford - Jazz Quintet (Album) Discovery Records DS-834 US 1981 Sell This Version
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NTWKVOL-49 Network Music 049 — Mike Wofford Craig Palmer (4), Mike Wofford Craig Palmer (4), Mike Wofford - Network Music 049(CD, Album, lib) Network Production Music NTWKVOL-49 Japan 1986 Sell This Version
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DSCD-924 I Think We're Almost There — Mike Wofford Charlie Shoemake Sextet Featuring Phil Woods & Mike Wofford Charlie Shoemake Sextet Featuring Phil Woods & Mike Wofford - I Think We're Almost There(CD, Album) Discovery Records DSCD-924 US 1986 Sell This Version
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DS-951 Plays Gerald Wilson Mike Wofford Plays Gerald Wilson "Gerald's People" Discovery Records DS-951 US 1988 Sell This Version
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74011-2 Take Note! — Mike Wofford Holly Hofmann With Mike Wofford, Bob Magnusson, Sherman Ferguson Holly Hofmann With Mike Wofford, Bob Magnusson, Sherman Ferguson - Take Note!(CD, Album) Capri Records (6) 74011-2 US 1989 Sell This Version
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PCB-6 Tribute To Charlie "The Bird" Memorial Quintet - Richie Cole, Oscar Brashear, Mike Wofford, Tony Dumas, John Guerin "The Bird" Memorial Quintet - Richie Cole, Oscar Brashear, Mike Wofford, Tony Dumas, John Guerin - Tribute To Charlie "The Bird" Parker(CD, Album) HiBrite PCB-6 Japan 1989 Sell This Version
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CCD-4514 At Maybeck — Mike Wofford Mike Wofford At Maybeck (Album) Concord Jazz CCD-4514 US 1992 Sell This Version
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TJA 10011 Souvenirs - A Tribute To Nick Ceroli — Mike Wofford Mundell Lowe, Bob Magnusson, Nick Ceroli, Mike Wofford Mundell Lowe, Bob Magnusson, Nick Ceroli, Mike Wofford - Souvenirs - A Tribute To Nick Ceroli(CD, Album) The Jazz Alliance TJA 10011 US 1992 Sell This Version
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none Synergy — Mike Wofford Mike Wofford Synergy(CD, Album) HeavyWood Music none US 1998 Sell This Version
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ADJ-72218 Time Cafe — Mike Wofford Mike Wofford Time Cafe(CD, Album) Azica Records, Inc. ADJ-72218 US 2001 Sell This Version
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NWCD0242 Transition & Transformation — Mike Wofford Bert Turetzky* / Mike Wofford Bert Turetzky* / Mike Wofford - Transition & Transformation(CD, Album) Nine Winds Records NWCD0242 US 2001 Sell This Version
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74071-2 Bouncing With Bud & Phil - Live at Yoshi's — Mike Wofford Bud Shank With Phil Woods, Mike Wofford, Bob Magnusson, Bill Goodwin Bud Shank With Phil Woods, Mike Wofford, Bob Magnusson, Bill Goodwin - Bouncing With Bud & Phil - Live at Yoshi's(SACD, Album) Capri Records (6) 74071-2 US 2005 Sell This Version
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74085-2 Live At Athenaeum Jazz Volume 2 — Mike Wofford Mike Wofford, Holly Hofmann Mike Wofford, Holly Hofmann - Live At Athenaeum Jazz Volume 2(CD, Album) Capri Records (6) 74085-2 US 2007 Sell This Version
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74121-2 It's Personal — Mike Wofford Mike Wofford It's Personal(CD, Album) Capri Records Ltd. 74121-2 US 2013 Sell This Version
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Compilations

DSCD-942 Sure Thing — Mike Wofford Mike Wofford Groups* Sure Thing(CD, Comp) Discovery Records DSCD-942 US 1987 Sell This Version