Conversation – Michael Mavridoglou (Session Trumpeter, Horn Arranger and more)

This episode’s conversation is with the midwest’s go-to session trumpeter and horn arranger and multi-instrumentalist, Michael Mavridoglou. He has played with the likes of Umphrey’s McGee, Huey Lewis, Father John Misty, Jazz Mandolin Project, Vida Blue and more. Join us as we talk about everything from Chuck Mangione, to Thundercat, to Peter Cetera era Chicago, plus the backstory behind an impromptu Michael McDonald impression (video below) with members of Umphrey’s and Tauk.

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  • Christy

    Thank you so much for this interview. Michael is my favorite trumpet player, but I’m partial.

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