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Mike Steinel – Artist Bio (185 words/929Characters) – Medium Length

Mike Steinel is a jazz trumpeter, pianist, composer and arranger. An internationally recognized jazz educator, Mike is the author the highly acclaimed
Essential Elements for Jazz Ensemble and Building a Jazz Vocabulary. He has performed throughout the US, Canada and in Europe, appearing as soloist at the MENC, IAJE, and JEN international conventions; and at the Midwest Band and Orchestra Clinic. He has recorded with the Rosewood Trio, the Frank Mantooth Orchestra, the Chicago Jazz Quintet and is a featured soloist on recent release by the Mike Waldrop Big Band (2015). He has performed with Ella Fitzgerald, Clark Terry, Don Ellis, Bill Evans, Zoot Sims, Jerry Bergonzi, and others.

Mike has served as Professor of Jazz Studies at the University of North Texas since 1987. He is the founder and director of the UNT Jazz Combo Workshop, the UNT Jazz Trumpet Workshop, and the UNT Jazz Winds Workshop. Mr. Steinel has served as Co-Chair of the Jazz Advisory Panel for the National Endowment for the Arts and holds a BME degree from Emporia State University and a MME degree from the University of North Texas.


Mike Steinel – Artist Bio (92 words/482Characters) – Shorter Length

Mike Steinel is an internationally recognized jazz educator and the author the highly acclaimed
Essential Elements for Jazz Ensemble and Building a Jazz Vocabulary. He has performed throughout the US, Canada and in Europe, recorded with the Frank Mantooth Orchestra, the Chicago Jazz Quintet, and performed with Ella Fitzgerald, Clark Terry, Don Ellis, Bill Evans, Zoot Sims, Jerry Bergonzi, and others. He is a featured soloist on recent release by the Mike Waldrop Big Band (2015). Mike has served as Professor of Jazz Studies at the University of North Texas since 1987.