In Concert Solo Piano: Original jazz compositions and creatively styled arrangements
Pianist Michael Pagan was recently described as a “dynamic artist and musical force in today’s jazz world” by allaboutjazz.com and a “brilliant, intense” performer of jazz piano by KC Confidential.
Sunday, September 9th from 3pm – 5pm
Schmitt Music Kansas City
Seating is limited! Please RSVP to this event here or call 913-663-4756 if you are planning to attend.
Michael Pagan appears regularly in the numerous jazz venues of Kansas City as a solo pianist, with his own trio, with vocalist Millie Edwards, and with Greg Carroll’s Midnight Blue Jazz Quartet.
As a composer/arranger Pagán has written over 150 works, mostly in the jazz idiom. His big band recording Pag’s Groove garnered international critical acclaim. In 2010 he released two recordings, Michael Pagán Trio Three for the Ages with bassist Bob Bowman and drummer Ray DeMarchi on Capri Records and 12 Preludes and Fugues for saxophone quartet, a work of over 70 minutes on Tapestry Records. A live duo recording with Millie Edwards entitled Millie and Mike Live was released in April, 2011 on the Artists Recording Collective label.
In addition to a heavy schedule of performing, composing and recording, Michael Pagán has taught at the college level for over 20 years and is currently adjunct professor of jazz piano at Ottawa University in Ottawa, KS.
Click here to visit Michael’s website!