Date: May 30th, 2012 · Tags: Jazz CD Reviews

On his debut, Of The Woods, Philadelphia guitarist Mike Lorenz shows not only his guitar skills, but his gifted compositional talents as well. With an innovative sound combining modern, free, and bebop jazz styles, Of the Woods is an easy listen while, at the same time, pushing new boundaries of jazz. It is obvious, throughout this work, that this 24 year-old guitar virtuoso is pleased to share the time on his compositions with his very talented quintet including alto saxophonist m: Mike Cemprola , who is featured on several tunes, and tonally beautiful pianist m: Matt Mitchell …

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Mike Lorenz: Of The Woods