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Thursday, November 08, 2007

We interviewed Mike Nock

At 1.00 the infamous Composer and pianist Mike Nock popped in fresh off a plane from Aussie.

About Mike Nock

New Zealand born pianist/composer Mike Nock is one of the acknowledged masters of jazz in Australasia. His reputation rests partly on his imposing international experience which includes ...

twenty-five years working in the USA with many of the world's top jazz musicians such as: Coleman Hawkins, Yusef Lateef, Dionne Warwick, Michael Brecker, etc...
a large catalogue of critically acclaimed, internationally released recordings
his role as leader of the 1970's seminal jazz-rock group The Fourth Way
a substantial body of original compositions in print and on recordings

"Nock's ringing iconoclasm pervades all his music, taps a deep well of melody that transcends jazz and informs and ignites his every encounter."
- Fred Bouchard, Down Beat (USA)

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