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Mike Mainieri

vib, *1938 US, New York City
Musician / Producer of Jazz
A.k.a. Michael T. Mainieri Jr.

Michael T. Mainieri, Jr. (born July 4, 1938, the Bronx, New York City) is an American vibraphonist best known for his work with the jazz fusion group Steps Ahead.

  • Vibraphone
  • Synthesizer
  • Marimba
  • Percussion
  • Piano
  • Jazz
  • Rock
  • R&B/Soul
  • Electronic
Popular Tracks   
Devil's Story on Look out Now! by The Gaddabouts
Wicked William on Look out Now! by The Gaddabouts
Bullet Train on Wanderlust by Mike Mainieri
Free on Look out Now! by The Gaddabouts
How I Love You on Look out Now! by The Gaddabouts
Nature Boy on Northern Lights by Mike Mainieri
Bamboo on Wanderlust by Mike Mainieri
Flying Colours on Wanderlust by Mike Mainieri
Latin Lover on Love Play by Mike Mainieri
Sara's Touch on Wanderlust by Mike Mainieri

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Never Alone (The Music Of Michael Brecker)Monday Orchestra Conducted By Luca Missiti Featuring Randy Brecker, Mike Mainieri, Bob Mintzer2018Album
Steppin' OutSteps Ahead − Mike Mainieri, Bill Evans, Chuck Loeb, Tom Kennedy, Steve Smith, WDR Big Band Köln Arranged & Conducted By Michael Abene2016Album
Lotus NightKazumi Watanabe, Mike Mainieri, Warren Bernhardt2016Album
The MazeBendik Hofseth, Mats Eilertsen, Paolo Vinaccia, Jacob Young With Mike Mainieri2016Album
CrescentMike Mainieri Featuring Charlie Mariano, Dieter Ilg2010Album
Northern LightsMike Mainieri2006Album
Jazz Live. Vol 2 From Seventh At Avenue SouthArt Blakey & The Jazz Messengers / Mike Mainieri2003Album
Holding Together (Live In Europe 1999)Steps Ahead − Mike Mainieri, Bob Berg, Eliane Elias, Marc Johnson, Peter Erskine2002Album
An American Diary: The DreamingsMike Mainieri1997Album
An American DiaryMike Mainieri1995Album
Man Behind BarsMike Mainieri1995Album
A-005Mike Mainieri & Steps Ahead / Loud Jazz Band / Alek Korecki Quartet1994Album
Live Tokyo 86Steps Ahead − Michael Brecker • Mike Mainieri • Darryl Jones • Mike Stern • Steve Smith1986Album
Modern TimesSteps Ahead − Michael Brecker, Warren Bernhardt, Peter Erskine, Eddie Gomez, Mike Mainieri1984Album
WanderlustMike Mainieri1981Album
Free Smiles: Live At Montreux 1978Mike Mainieri & Warren Bernhardt1978Album
Love PlayMike Mainieri1977Album
Latin LoverMike Mainieri1977Single
Minnesota Thins / Rain ChildMike Mainieri1968Single
Journey Thru An Electric TubeMike Mainieri1968Album
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