Recordings as Leader:


Mike Freeman ZonaVibe - The Vibesman VOF recordings
10 weeks JazzWeek Radio Chart #26 July 30, 2012;
several weeks Roots Music Chart #9 July 20, 2012;
Pre-nomination round of both the Latin Grammy's and the Grammy Awards

Mike Freeman ZonaVibe - In The Zone VOF recordings,
Added to the playlist of over 230 radio stations, 16 weeks on Jazzweek's World music radio chart; aired on nationally syndicated - Jazz After Hours; Cable - Music Choice; airplay also in Canada, Italy, Portugal, Australia, and South America

Mike Freeman - Wiggle Stomp VOF recordings
Charted on Gavin’s jazz radio chart; aired on nationally syndicated Jazz After Hours; Heard on the “Joey Reynolds Show” WOR-AM radio network

Mike Freeman & Spellbound® - Street Shuffle: Best Recordings
Major U.S. distribution; Heard on over 200 radio stations; Charted Nationally: Gavin Jazz Chart, Gavin Adult Alternative Chart; Radio & Records chart; MAC Report chart; Aired on David Sanborn’s nationally syndicated radio show; United Airlines in-flight playlist

Mike Freeman & Spellbound debut recording

Concerts as leader include:
• Trinidad & Tobago Steelpan & Jazz Festival
• Festival Internacional, Terceira, Azores
• First Night Celebrations (numerous)
• IAJE International Convention, Atlanta
• Rehoboth Beach, DE, Jazz Festival
• Berks Jazz Festival
• JVC Newport Jazz Festival
• Hennessy Greenwich Village Jazz Festival
• NJ State Aquarium’s Jazzin the Deep Festival
• Penn Sate University tour
• Toured Portugal on grants from the Fulbright Foundation and the American Embassy

Clinics/Masterclasses/Residencies include:
• Florida International University
• New York University
• Berklee College of Music, MA
• Ithaca College, NY

Performs and records with:
• Ray Mantilla’s Good Vibrations Band
• Lucho Cueto’s Black Sugar
• Boricua Blues Jose Mangual Jr.
(formerly Son Boricua with Jimmy Sabater)
• Mark Holen’s Zambomba
• Julio Salgado

Performed with the Spanish Harlem Orchestra, directed by Oscar Hernandez at Madison Square Garden, and Willie Villegas Joe Cuba Sextet at NJ Salsa Congress both with legendary sonero Cheo Feliciano.

Studio sessions for Kirsten Thien, The Manhattan Transfer Swing, Atlantic Records; Don Sebesky Foxwoods, The Wonder of it All featuring John Pizzarelli jr; Broadway stars Stephanie Pope Now’s the Time to Fall in Love, and Capathia Jenkins with Lou Rosen South Side Stories; and Hale Rood, among others

Commissioned arrangements and compositions for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra’s Percussion Scholarship Program


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