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 Mike Wofford - Strawberry Wine album art Mike Wofford Strawberry Wine (Album) Epic LN 24225 US 1967 Sell This Version
BDL1-1372 Mike Wofford - Scott Joplin: Interpretations '76 album art Mike Wofford Scott Joplin: Interpretations '76(LP, Album, Gat) Flying Dutchman BDL1-1372 US 1976 Sell This Version
DS-784 Mike Wofford - Afterthoughts album art Mike Wofford Afterthoughts(LP, Album) Discovery Records DS-784 US 1977 Sell This Version
DS-834 Mike Wofford - Jazz Quintet album art Robert Conti Featuring Mike Wofford Robert Conti Featuring Mike Wofford - Jazz Quintet (Album) Discovery Records DS-834 US 1981 Sell This Version
NTWKVOL-49 Mike Wofford - Network Music 049 album art 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
DSCD-924 Mike Wofford - I Think We're Almost There album art 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
DS-951 Mike Wofford - Plays Gerald Wilson "Gerald's People" album art Mike Wofford Plays Gerald Wilson "Gerald's People" Discovery Records DS-951 US 1988 Sell This Version
74011-2 Mike Wofford - Take Note! album art 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
PCB-6 Mike Wofford - Tribute To Charlie "The Bird" Parker album art "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
CCD-4514 Mike Wofford - At Maybeck album art Mike Wofford At Maybeck (Album) Concord Jazz CCD-4514 US 1992 Sell This Version
TJA 10011 Mike Wofford - Souvenirs - A Tribute To Nick Ceroli album art 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
none Mike Wofford - Synergy album art Mike Wofford Synergy(CD, Album) HeavyWood Music none US 1998 Sell This Version
NWCD0242 Mike Wofford - Transition & Transformation album art Bert Turetzky* / Mike Wofford Bert Turetzky* / Mike Wofford - Transition & Transformation(CD, Album) Nine Winds Records NWCD0242 US 2001 Sell This Version
74071-2 Mike Wofford - Bouncing With Bud & Phil - Live at Yoshi's album art 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(CD, Album, Sup) Capri Records (6) 74071-2 US 2005 Sell This Version

Compilations

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