Mike Boone

Mike Boone

Beneath The Surface
 1. Up Jumped Bootsie 09:48
 2. Beneath The Surface 10:20
 3. Central Park West 09:09
 4. Firm Roots insert pt 1 02:49
 5. Angst 11:02
 6. Firm Roots insert pt 2 02:50
 7. Punjab 08:08
 8. Byrdlike 05:45
 9. B-n-R 04:29
10.Keep The Faith 09:48

Bass player Mike Boone is an elder statesman in the Philadelphia jazz scene. He is widely seen as one of its top bass players and is in constant demand in both Philadelphia and New York City. Boone graduated from the Eastman School of Music with a Bachelor in Music. He worked with such notable jazz artists as Joey Defrancesco, Ben Vereen, Buddy Rich, Leslie Uggams, James Moody, Clark Terry, Joe Henderson, Donald Byrd, Dakota Staton, Al Grey, Shirley Scott, Uri Caine, Orrin Evans, and John Swana. Boone has mentored countless young jazz players through their formative years on the Philly jazz scene. Along with his nightly club work he has taught for the Kimmel Center Summer Program and has served as the Professor of Jazz Bass at Temple University since 2005. Boone has self produced 5 albums.

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