MICHAEL WOLFF

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A jazz journeyman with a taste for adventure, pianist Michael Wolff has explored improvisation in a variety of milieus, ranging from bop to pop-jazz to worldbeat over the course of his multi-decade year career.

Growing up in California in the 1960s and '70s, Wolff was exposed at a young age to the fusion explorations of Miles Davis, Herbie Hancock, Return to Forever (featuring pianist Chick Corea), and the Mahavishnu Orchestra. In 1975, Wolff landed a gig with the legendary saxophonist Cannonball Adderley. Soon, Wolff was gigging with other greats, including Sonny Rollins and Airto Moreira. The jobs led to a stint as arranger and musical director for vocalist Nancy Wilson, before Wolff was tapped as bandleader for the Arsenio Hall Show in the mid-'80s.

After leaving television, Wolff returned to jazz, issuing a series of recordings, including Jumpstart (1995) and 2 AM (1995) (both featuring a trio rounded out by
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MICHAEL WOLFF Michael Wolff album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Michael Wolff
Pop/Art Song/Folk 1993
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Something Blue
Post Bop 1995
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Jumpstart
Hard Bop 1995
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2 AM
Hard Bop 1996
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Portraiture, the Blues Period
Hard Bop 1998
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The Tic Code
Jazz Related Soundtracks 2000
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Impure Thoughts
Fusion 2000
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Intoxicate
Fusion 2001
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Christmas Moods
Pop/Art Song/Folk 2003
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Dangerous Vision
Fusion 2004
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Love and Destruction
Pop/Art Song/Folk 2006
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Jazz, Jazz, Jazz
Post Bop 2007
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Joe's Strut
Hard Bop 2008
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Zenith (Solo Piano)
Post Bop 2017
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Swirl
Post Bop 2019

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Pandora's Box
Fusion 2007

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