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Mike Baggetta Quartet: Source Material

Read "Source Material" reviewed by Jerry D'Souza

Guitarist Mike Baggetta creates a remarkable collage of images that are framed by his composition, writing with abundant skill and bringing an immediate presence to music carried to fulfillment by his band. He has some of the best musicians here, who interact with fluidity and add texture and ambience on the road to resolution.

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ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Mike Baggetta Quartet: Source Material

Read "Source Material" reviewed by Mark F. Turner

Guitarist Mike Baggetta's versatility has been in the thick of New York's creative music scene, whether performing with Tom Harrell or front-lining projects like Bridges (MabnotesMusic, 2011), a duo recording with trumpeter Kris Tiner. Source Material is Baggetta's follow up to 2009's Small Spaces (Fresh Sound), with a working quartet that includes robust sax work from ...

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Mike Baggetta Quartet Tonight @ Cornelia Street Guitar Festival

Mike Baggetta Quartet Tonight @ Cornelia Street Guitar Festival

Performing works from their recently release Fresh Sound New Talent album “Small Spaces" and new pieces. Part of the Cornelia Street Cafe 2009 Guitar Festival:

Mike Baggetta Quartet

Mike Baggetta - Guitar
Jason Rigby - Saxophone
Michael Bates - Bass
George Schuller - Drums

Thursday, August 20th
8:30pm ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR

Mike Baggetta Quartet Tonight @ Cornelia Street Guitar Festival

Mike Baggetta Quartet Tonight @ Cornelia Street Guitar Festival

Performing works from their recently release Fresh Sound New Talent album “Small Spaces" and new pieces. Part of the Cornelia Street Cafe 2009 Guitar Festival:

Mike Baggetta Quartet

Mike Baggetta - Guitar
Jason Rigby - Saxophone
Michael Bates - Bass
George Schuller - Drums

Thursday, August 20th
8:30pm ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Mike Baggetta Quartet: Small Spaces

Read "Small Spaces" reviewed by Bruce Lindsay

New York based guitarist Mike Baggetta has recorded as a band leader before, but Small Spaces is his first CD as the leader of a quartet. This beautifully recorded CD of seven Baggetta originals and one cover, produced by Baggetta himself, shows that his 2009 ASCAP Young Jazz Composer award was well-deserved.

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