A veritable “Ambassador of Jazz,” Professor Michael Tracy is one of America’s foremost jazz educators, with more than thirty-five years of performing and teaching experience. In classrooms, studios, and concert halls, he has developed a variety of innovative approaches to jazz education, enabling him to work with students of any proficiency. Read more.
Full Length MP3 from Mike Tracy
Full Length MP3 from Mike Tracy"Blue Bossa" Ovagem Sultanyan - alto saxophone, Mike Tracy - tenor saxophone, from The Jazz Connection - Open World double CD (Sea Breeze Vista SBV(2)-4585) This recording features Ovagem Sultanyan, a wonderful alto saxophonist from Rostov-on-the-Don who now lives in Moscow. We thought it would be fun to play a duo while the rhythm section took a break. Recorded October 2004.
“Mike Tracy is very important for Jazz and for Music in general. He is dedicated to his profession and his students. Under his direction, Jazz Studies at the University of Louisville is among the best schools in the United States. Check out his CDs and you will find all types of music, including classical, contemporary, jazz, and Brazilian. We know him, we love him!” —