Saturday, October 29, 7 pm
Mendocino Art Center’s Main Gallery
Tickets: $25 • Benefit for the Mendocino Art Center
One-of-a-kind pianist Mike Strickland is a gifted composer, arranger, and recording artist who brings, pop, jazz, blues, boogie and gorgeous original music to the stage with distinctive style and flair.
As a composer, Mike has always been inspired and driven by melody. He also loves to experiment with motion and texture, using the piano as his own orchestra. Born and raised in Jackson, MS, he definitely has that Mississippi blues and finger-busting boogie-woogie side as well. Mike has toured extensively all over the United States as a solo artist and with his trio, The Mike Strickland Trio. He is known for his exceptional musicianship and arrangements, his virtuosic technique, and his unmatched ability to connect with the audience on a personal level. His unique and colorful programming of his concerts is always a hit with audiences.