Faculty A-Z

  • Profile:

    Pianist and composer MICHAEL WOLFF made his recording debut with Cal Tjader in the mid 70’s and went on to play and record with Airto and Flora Purim, Cannonball Adderly, Sonny Rollins, The Thad Jones/Mel Lewis Orchestra, and Nancy Wilson. He has performed with and conducted over 25 symphony orchestras worldwide. For five year in the 90’s Michael was band leader and musical director of the Arsenio Hall television show. Michael Wolff has released a dozen recordings to critical and popular acclaim. His album, JUMPSTART, with Christian McBride and Tony Williams, won the GOLD DISK AWARD in Japan. Wolff has recently formed a new band, Wolff & Clark Expedition, with drummer Mike Clark. Their new album, Wolff & Clark, comes out in the Fall of 2012.