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Magos Herrera Ensemble

Composer: Magos Herrera

Composition: work in progress

Instrumentation: Voice, Guitar, Bass, Drums, Two Violins, Viola, Cello

Brooklyn, NY 2020

Malachi Thompson and Freebop Band

Composer: Malachi Thompson (1949 - 2006)
Composition: Mr. Monk, Freebop Seven & Rhythm X
Instrumentation: Trumpet, Flugel Horn, Soprano Saxophone, Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Trombone, Piano, Bass, and Drums


Manuel Valera and New Cuban Express

Composer: Manuel Valera

Composition: Martì en Nueva York

Instrumentation: Piano, Keyboards, Saxophone, Chekere, Bass, Guitar, Drums, Percussion, Voice

New York, NY 2013

Manuel Valera Trio

Composer: Manuel Valera

Composition: The Planets

Instrumentation: Piano, bass, drums

New York, NY 2017
Manuel Valera Group

Composer: Manuel Valera
Composition: Impressions of Expressions
Instrumentation: Piano, Saxophone, Bass, Drums, Woodwinds, 2 Violins, Viola, Cello, Percussion

Brooklyn, NY 2006

Marcus Roberts Trio

Composer: Marcus Roberts
Composition: From Rags to Rhythm
Instrumentation: Piano, Bass, and Drums

Boston, MA 2000

Mario Pavone and Orange Double Tenor Ensemble

Composer: Mario Pavone (1941 - 2021)

Composition: Arc Suite T/PI T/PO

Instrumentation: Tenor Saxophone, Alto Saxophone, Trumpet, Piano, Bass, Drum Set

Prospect, CT 2009

Marlon Simon and the Nagual Spirits

Composer: Marlon Simon
Composition: Root Medley
Instrumentation: Drum Set, Piano, Bass, Trumpet/Flugelhorn, Sax, Percussion, 2 Violins, Viola, Cello

Cherry Hill, NJ 2006

Martin Bejerano Trio

Composer: Martin Bejerano

Composition: work in progress

Instrumentation: Piano, bass, drums

Miami, FL 2017

Martin Bejerano Trio

Composer: Martin Bejerano

Composition: Potential Energy Suite

Instrumentation: Piano, Bass, Drums

Miami, FL 2010

Marty Ehrlich and Dark Woods Ensemble

Composer: Marty Ehrlich
Composition: Rundowns and Turnbacks
Instrumentation: Clarinet, Saxophone, Violin, Guitar, Cello, and Bass

New York, NY 2004

Matt Darriau and Ballin' The Jack

Composer: Matt Darriau
Composition: Deep River Suite
Instrumentation: Trumpet, Clarinet, Baritone Saxophone, Trombone, Bass, Piano, and Drums

Brooklyn, NY 2003

Matt Slocum Trio

Composer: Matt Slocum

Composition: work in progress

Instrumentation: Piano, Bass, Drums

Montclair, NJ 2020

Matt Wilson Quartet

Composer: Matt Wilson
Composition: The Carl Sandburg Project
Instrumentation: Drums, Sampler, Alto Saxophone, Tenor and Soprano Saxophone, Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Bass, Voice, and Guitar

Oceanside, NY 2001

Matthew Steckler and Dead Cat Bounce

Composer: Matthew Steckler
Composition: Chance Episodes
Instrumentation: Saxophones, Flute, Clarinet, Bass, and Drums

Brooklyn, NY 2003

Matthias Lupri Group

Composer: Matthias Lupri
Composition: Metalix  (A Wondering and Wandering Suite)
Instrumentation: Vibraphone, Saxophones, Guitar, Bass, and Drums

Hyde Park, MA 2004

Pan Asian Chamber Jazz Ensemble

Composer: Meg Okura

Composition: Jewberish

Instrumentation: Violin/Vocals/Erhu, Flute/Alto Flute/Piccolo, Soprano Saxophone, Bass Clarinet/Clarinet, Piano/Electric Piano, Harp, Bass, Drums, Guitar, Trumpet/Flugelhorn

New York, NY 2018

Michael Blake and World Time Zone

Composer: Michael Blake

Composition: Contrasts in Individualism

Instrumentation: Tenor Saxophone, Bass, Drums and Cymbals, Piano

Brooklyn, NY 2013

Michael Blake and Free Association

Composer: Michael Blake
Composition: Mr. Carefree
Instrumentation: Flute, Trumpet, Trombone, Saxophones, Electric Slide Guitar, Electric Guitar, Electric Bass, B3 Organ, Wurlitzer Piano, Drums, and Vocals

Brooklyn, NY 2000
Michael Dessen Trio

Composer: Michael Dessen
Composition: Resonating Abstractions
Instrumentation: Trombone and Computer, Bass, Drums

Irvine, CA 2011

Michael Weiss Group

Composer: Michael Weiss
Composition: Three Doors
Instrumentation: Piano, Soprano Saxophone, Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Bass Clarinet, Trumpet, Bass, Drums, and Percussion

Brooklyn, NY 2002

Michele Rosewoman and Quintessence

Composer: Michele Rosewoman
Composition: Advance Dance
Instrumentation: Soprano Saxophone, Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Piano, Keyboards, Bass, and Drums

New York, NY 2002

Michele Rosewoman and New Yor-uba

Composer: Michele Rosewoman

Composition: Oru de Oro

Instrumentation: Piano, Vocals, Bata, Congas, Bass, Drums, Trumpet, Flugel Horn, Soprano Saxophone, Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Trombone, Tuba

New York, NY 2015

Michele Rosewoman and Quintessence

Composer: Michele Rosewoman

Composition: Unsee and Power in Numbers

Instrumentation: Piano, Tenor Saxophone, Alto/Soprano Saxophone, Acoustic Bass, Drums, Trombone, Guitar

New York, NY 2008

Mickey Bass

Composer: Mickey Bass

Composition: Be-Bop Retrospective

Instrumentation: Bass, vibraphone, alto/tenor saxophones, trumpet, drums

New York, NY 2017

Mike Holober and Balancing Act

Composer: Mike Holober

Composition: Don't Let Go

Instrumentation: Flute, soprano/alto/tenor saxophones, clarinet/bass clarinet, trumpet/flugelhorn, trombone, piano, bass, drums, voice

Mount Kisco, NY 2017

Miles Okazaki Group

Composer: Miles Okazaki

Composition: Generations

Instrumentation: Electric Guitar, 3 Alto Saxophones, Drums, Bass, Voice

Brooklyn, NY 2007

Moshier/Lebrun Collective

Composer: Josh Moshier

Composition: Touch and Go

Instrumentation: Tenor Saxophone, Piano, Guitar, Bass, Drum Set

Evanston, IL 2009


Composer: Roman Filiu O’Reilly

Composition: Okàn:El libro De Las Almas

Instrumentation: Alto saxophone, tenor saxophone/vocals, piano, guitar, bass, drums, percussion

Union City, NJ 2016

Myra Melford and Be Bread

Composer: Myra Melford
Composition: The Whole Place Goes Up
Instrumentation: Piano, Harmonium, Trumpet, Tenor Saxophone, Clarinet, Bass, Drums, and Percussion

Berkeley, CA 2003