MP3 Michael Palermo - Don't Look Back
Smooth Jazz/Jazz - This new Yamaha performing artist from Cleveland, Ohio sets the pace with a smooth sound and great licks. The sound is sultry and passionate.
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JAZZ: Smooth Jazz, JAZZ: Free Jazz
Mr. Michael Palermo is a native of Jamestown, New York and a 1992 Graduate of Edinboro University of Pennsylvania which he earned a degree in Music Education and Performance. He also received a Masters Degree from Cleveland State University in 1998.
His performing attributes and clinical workshops include the following artists: Joe Lovano, Jack DeJohnette, David Sanborn, Christopher Holliday, Phil Woods, Allen Vizzutti, Denis DiBlasio, and Ray Brown. Mr. Palermo has also traveled extensively across the United States doing guest artist appearances, jazz and concert band workshops, and performance venues. He has worked in such countries as Belgium, The Netherlands, and France performing and teaching with the International Bands of America.
In 1997 he released his debut record entitled Miles Above All which was sold and played on several college radio stations along with local Cleveland Jazz Networks. In the summer of 2003 Mr. Palermo was invited to the "Essentially Ellington" Jazz Academy in New York, sponsored by Jazz at Lincoln Center under the Direction of Wynton Marsalis. It was there where he got to perform and study under Temple University Jazz Director Terrell Stafford and Julliard School of Music Professor Loren Schoenberg.
Mr. Palermo is currently a Band Director for the Mayfield City School District in Mayfield, Ohio. He also serves as President of the Painesville Township Board of Education and is a member of the International Association for Jazz Education. He currently is involved with several school districts promoting and evaluating Jazz Education and does several guest appearances each year. Most recently, Mr. Palermo has joined forces with Yamaha as an active artist and clinician. His latest release, Don''t Look Back will be in stores February 1st, 2006. Find it at Borders, Barnes & Noble and https://www.tradebit.com.
Finally, Mr. Palermo is a resident of Painesville Township, Ohio where he lives with his wife Tammy of 6 years and his two children, Eliana 4 years old and Evan 2 years old.
Performing professionally since 1992.
Performed and taught clinics with the following:
The Lincoln Center Jazz Faculty
Recorded debut album Miles Above All in 1997.
Guest recording artist and soloist on several other artists'' albums.
Toured in Europe with The International Bands of America in 1998. Played in Paris, Belgium, and the Netherlands.
Invited to work with the Essentially Ellington Band; Lincoln Center Faculty in 2002 at Skidmore College in New York.
Frequent performer in the Cleveland area.
Frequent guest artist and instructor for several schools. I put on approximately 45 school clinics and performances per year, including 15 to 25 junior college performances.
Don''t Look Back Smooths The Way for Local Jazz Artist