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Mike Lorenz

Mike Lorenz, guitarist/composer/educator, hails from Bethlehem, PA where he is a member of the music faculty at the Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts. Since 2007, Mike has kept a busy schedule as a freelancing performer, leading his trio/quartet in performance up-and-down the Northeast Corridor. He has held a residency at Tired Hands Brewing Company in Ardmore, PA, recently rated the best brewery in PA and one of the top 50 breweries in the world, for 7 years. Since his first album in 2012, Of the Woods, Mike has since released 6 records under his own leadership, the most recent of which, released in August 2019, features his group, Mike Lorenz & the Witherbees.

Tribute Valley

Label: Recent Music
Released: 2020
Track listing: When the Stars Go Blue; Nubian Lady; Sadness Don't Own Me; April Kisses; Side with the Seeds.

vehicles

Label: Recent Music
Released: 2020
Track listing: 1. Outside In 2. Issa's Dance 3. Drum Wrecked 4. 3 Bar Tune 5. Picture Menu 6. Sparsity

easy / home

Label: Recent Music
Released: 2020
Track listing: 1. easy 2. home

NEWS: RECORDING

Collaborative Jazz Trio Multi Mansions Releases Its Debut Album, Vehicles, On May 8th

Vehicle (noun) a thing used to express, embody, or fulfill something. The collaborative Avant-jazz trio, MULTI MANSIONS, are releasing their debut album, vehicles, on Earth Day 2020 to all streaming and digital platforms. A band that started as a sonic homage to late great Avant-guitar hero Sonny Sharrock, MULTI MANSIONS’ debut showcases a band poised to ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Mike Lorenz & The Witherbees Release Tribute Valley - Available Streaming March 13th, 2020

The jny: Philadelphia area folk-jazz band, Mike Lorenz & the Witherbees, is the newest creation of guitarist/composer/bandleader Mike Lorenz. Having released their first LP of new original music and folksy covers in the summer of 2019 to positive reviews, the group continues to write and arrange new material to develop their sound and reach. With the ...

Mike Lorenz & the Witherbees

Label: Self Produced
Released: 2019
Track listing: Are You Here?; Lilac (interlude); Copy & Paste; Grand Canyon; Waterfalls; Sycamore Trees; Lilac; Blind Willie; Home; Where Do I Begin?.

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEW

Mike Lorenz & the Witherbees: Mike Lorenz & the Witherbees

Read "Mike Lorenz & the Witherbees" reviewed by Geno Thackara

File Mike Lorenz and the Witherbees under folk, jazz or film soundtrack and they will have enough of the right sound not to seem terribly out of place. Okay, this moody debut isn't actually a soundtrack, but there is no reason why it shouldn't be if the right noir mind-bender were to come along. The quartet's ...

ARTICLE: TAKE FIVE WITH...

Take Five With Mike Lorenz

Read "Take Five With Mike Lorenz" reviewed by Mike Lorenz

Meet Mike Lorenz: Mike Lorenz, guitarist/ composer/ educator, hails from Bethlehem, PA where he is a member of the music faculty at the Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Arts. For over a decade, Mike has kept a busy schedule as a freelancing performer, leading his trio/quartet in performances up-and-down the Northeast Corridor. He holds ...

NEWS: RECORDING

Guitarist Mike Lorenz & The Witherbees Release Their Debut, Self-Titled LP

Guitarist Mike Lorenz & The Witherbees Release Their Debut, Self-Titled LP

This summer, the Philadelphia area folk-jazz band, Mike Lorenz & the Witherbees, are releasing their first LP of new original music and folksy covers. Following up on the release of the digital single “When the Stars Go Blue,” this release encapsulates all of the group’s unique tastes and sonic trajectories. The band celebrated their release with ...


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