I'm Tony Miceli, and I'm a vibe player in Philadelphia, Pa. I play, teach and I run

Tuesday, July 31, 2007

Steve Slagle

Alto player Steve Slagle will be putting some of his wisdom here! He’s a long time friend and incredible musician and a very knowledgeable and wise person!! We did a podcast a while back that people really dug. So check him out! Here’s a you tube video of his band. He plays with Dave Stryker and their CD’s are great!!


now run tell that!

i been listening to fats wallers FOOLIN MYSELF ---one funky bad ass musician he was----- a true original ----altho they credit that song often to someone else---does anyone know why??----well i think its a long story but dont ever give up your publishing bro'!!---the versions of 'foolin' i like are----shirley horns---'you wont forget me' cd and lee konitz--"motionlee" on verve---shirley horns is the most up to date recording of the song and btw she swings her ass off!! check her out if you havent---the first one to start with is 'heres to life' a desert island disc if i ever heard one---now run tell that!!


Saturday, July 28, 2007

More of me

While I’m at it. I found another one!

Tony Miceli Playing with Jimmy Bruno

Friday, July 27, 2007

Online Lessons

I’ve been teaching online lessons for a while now. I’ve developed a system that works pretty good. The student needs to be mildly technologically inclined. Nothing too heavy. We do duets, work on stuff together and talk.

One of my students decided to try setting up a blog. The blog is here. His idea is for me and him to work on stuff and have other people post ideas also. What a cool way to study right? Getting feedback from other people besides me. I dig it!

If you have time check it out.

Thursday, July 19, 2007

We're watching THE UNIVERSAL MIND OF BILL EVANS at UNIV OF THE ARTS. If you haven't seen it yet, put it on your Aug vid list.

This is the least we should do when someone answers a phone during a

I think it’s so rude when someone answers a phone while there’s music playing.

I was actually at a Chris Potter concert when some guy in the audience started to play all his ring tones. I flipped and yelled at him even though he seemed much bigger than me. That was just too rude.

Anyway check out what this group does when the guy is talking on his phone.

Why are people so stupid.

The video is here