Celebrating the life of Frank Lord,
thanks to the generosity of his wife, Suzanne Hopgood
Michael Carabello Trio
July 21 – Performance Pavilion
Michael Carabello is a multi-genre pianist out of the Greater Hartford and New Haven regions. As a product of the Artist’s Collective Youth Jazz Orchestra under master artist in resident Rene McLean, as well as the Jackie McLean Institute of Jazz at the Hartt School of Music, Mike makes strides to be a part of many branches of Black American Music while keeping his influences rooted in the music of Bud Powell, Herbie Hancock, Jackie McLean, and Marc Cary. Mike has studied piano under pianists such as Rick Germanson, Andy Laverne, and Alan Palmer. He has worked with bassist Nat Reeves, drummer Ronnie Burrage, saxophonist Rene McLean, trombonist Steve Davis, and drummer Jonathon Barber. He has performed at The White House for First Lady Michelle Obama, The Ninth Note Jazz Club, Black Eyed Sally’s Jazz Club, The Side Door Jazz Club, and The Rubber City Jazz Festival. Mike is currently a part of working bands including The Lost Tribe and The New Mosaic.