jazz trio or quartet
duo with acoustic bass
duo with Peggy O.

solo concerts

solo background music



composer, arranger

born 1960 in Chicago
piano lessons at age 7,
    trumpet at 11
won several awards as Jazz Soloist 
    during high school

professional musician since 1975
Jazz Studies at the University of North
    Texas with Dan Haerle, Rich Matteson,
    Jack Peterson

20 years served as member of
    US Army bands, 5 years of which he
    spent as a teacher for Piano,
    Improvisation, Jazz Combo,  and
    Electronic Music at the  Armed Forces
    School of Music in Norfolk, Virginia

has performed throughout the USA and
    Europe in all settings
participated in several Jazz Festivals
    including. North Sea Jazz Festival
    in Den Haag.

has recorded 1 LP and 9 CDs.

has performed with well-known
    (and lesser-known, but famous in their
    own right ! ) jazz and blues musicians
    such as:
Jochen Brauer
Clarence „Gatemouth“ Brown
Pee Wee Crayton
Hans Dekker
Hollis Gentry
John Goldsby
Dave Valentin
Eddy „Cleanhead“ Vinson
Ernie Watts

has written numerous arrangements
    and over  200 original compositions

has led many types of ensembles
    jazz trio or quartet
    jazz big band
    small orchestra
    duo for stomp-board, piano, and

Michael Sorg has been living in Siegburg,
Germany since 2005 with Peggy O. and       their two sons.  
Together they have presented 4 full-length stage shows featuring songs and poetry in German and English, humorous rapport, jazz, chanson, and the dancing and acrobatic moves of Peggy O. These programs are "Ringelstern," "Morgenmeer," "Federsturm" (Feather Storm), and the latest, "Advent."


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