"The greatest trumpet player I ever worked with."
Jimmy Ponder - 2009
"One of the greatest trumpet players whose innovation
and creativity is right up there with Miles."
Tommy Turrentine - 1993
Michael Karr - Trumpeter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer
Michael is originally from Pittsburgh, PA, and is a formally trained, award winning,
trumpet player, keyboardist, composer, arranger, lyricist, engineer and producer and
has been featured on close to 40 albums.
During his career Michael has performed with a grand cast of musicians, some of which
are The Whispers, The O'Jays, Billy Price and the Keystone Rhythm Band, After 7, Billy
Joel, The Human League, Jimmy Ponder, The Tommy Dorsey Band, Modern Man, The Jets, The
Gap Band, Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes, The Drifters, George Benson (in the line-up
at the Newport Jazz Festival), Houston Person, Roy Buchanan, Maynard Ferguson, Freddie
Hubbard, Dennis Williams, B.B. King, Mary Wilson, Tommy Turrentine, Stanley Turrentine
and many more.