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Michael Leonhart

For the record, if anyone on Broadway or in LA says it’s going to be easy, you have to assume it’s going to be the hardest thing in the world!

Hip-Bone Music kicks the spring bone2pick season into high gear with a dynamic and insightful sit down with one of New York’s most creative and inventive trumpeters/composers/arrangers/conductors/band leaders, the incomparable Michael Leonhart. Michael graciously shares his thoughts and memories on growing up in a very musical NYC household, winning a Grammy at 17, being named ABC’s Person of the Week, anchoring Steely Dan’s incredible horn section for over 20 years, performing and recording with a who’s who of music legends including James Brown, Ringo Starr, Brian Eno, Henry Mancini, Yoko Ono, Lenny Kravitz, Bobby McFerrin, and leading the critically & popularly acclaimed Michael Leonhart Orchestra. Enjoy this interview with one of the most complete 21st century musicians working today.

Michael Leonhart lessons available from Hip‑BoneU:

HBU Trailer: Arranging for Horns in the Pop Idiom Part 1

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Newer interview Dennis Mackrel
Older interview Alex Sipiagin

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