$5 Cover @ the Door / Start 7:30pm / Doors 7pm
Mike Casano is a drummer, producer, writer, educator and DJ. A 2000 graduate of Berklee College of Music, Mike’s versatile style and reliable groove allows him to work in a wide range of musical styles and situations. He has played with legendary trumpeter Randy Brecker, Rock & Roll Hall of Famers The Drifters, R&B great Ellis Hall, jazz legend George Garzone, Aubrey Logan and actress Uzo Aduba (Orange Is The New Black). He co-leads a big band with his father (trumpeter Joe Casano) called Mike & Joe’s Big Band, featuring top local jazz musicians. Mike also plays regularly with such diverse artists as Grover & CGI, Linda Calise, GQ & The Lady, Pete Levesque Group, Katrin, Jen Murdza, Christine Fawson and the New England Philharmonic. He has appeared playing on live TV and radio in Boston with saxophonist Myanna. He also produces his own original music (My Key C “Play That Game” and “We Got This”). Mike has been featured in DRUM! magazine and has articles published in Modern Drummer magazine. He endorses Soultone cymbals. His two favorite artists are Stevie Wonder and Mike Stern.