Please Like and Share this video!

About Mick

I’m a 27 year veteran English teacher who believes that jazz music is America’s greatest contribution to world culture.  Over the years, I have made hundreds of jazz fans out of my students.  How?  By simply playing them the music of Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Billie Holiday, and many others.  I’m hoping that my books can one day make thousands of young people into jazz fans.

Read More

Live Events

Upcoming events:

  • Saturday, February 27, 2-4 pm: A benefit for the Hyannis Public Library/Zion Museum. Soul food, gospel music, and a Carlon talk at Hyannis’ Zion Museum.
  • Sunday, February 28, 2 pm: A Duke Ellington concert with John Murelle and William Merrill at Linden Place Museum in Bristol, Rhode Island.
  • May 19-23, New York City: Mick will be a presenter at the 24th International Duke Ellington Study Group Conference.

Read More

Reviews, Columns & Quotes

Reviews & Columns

Read More

Multi Media Bar