audio/discography

as a leader/coleader:

as a sideperson:

other projects:
8+
WC
as a leader/co-leader:

resAUnance:
Migration (FMR Records)


John Bacon, vibraphone & percussion
Jonathan Golove, electric cello
Esin Gunduz, voice
Michael McNeill, piano

Recorded by Chris Jacobs
November 2014
University at Buffalo
Amherst, NY

FMR Records (England).

Available from FMR Records, on Bandcamp, on iTunes, at the Bop Shop (Rochester, NY), and at Record Theatre (Rochester, NY).

Michael McNeill Trio:
Flight

Michael McNeill Trio
Michael McNeill, piano
Ken Filiano, bass
Phil Haynes, drums

Recorded January 18, 2014 by Jon Rosenberg
at Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA
Mixed and mastered by Jon Rosenberg
Produced by Phil Haynes
Executive producer: Michael McNeill

Cover art: "Beloved Wilderness" © 2010, Emily Otto
Layout/design: Julie Zack

Available on Bandcamp, on iTunes, on Amazon, on CDBaby, at the Bop Shop (Rochester, NY), and at Record Theatre (Rochester, NY).

Michael McNeill Trio:
Passageways

Michael McNeill Trio
Michael McNeill, piano
Ken Filiano, bass
Phil Haynes, drums Recorded December 11, 2010 by Bill Sack
at Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, Buffalo, NY
Mixed and mastered by Jon Rosenberg
Produced by Phil Haynes
Executive producer: Michael McNeill

Cover photograph by Keating Godfrey
Layout/design: Mari McNeil

Available on Bandcamp, on iTunes, on Amazon, on CDBaby, at the Bop Shop (Rochester, NY), and at Record Theatre (Rochester, NY).

as a sideperson:

Ravi Padmanabha's Bul-bul Tarang Gang:
Purandara Dasa Day

Ravi Padmanabha: bul-bul tarang, voice, string drum, tabla
Naryan Padmanabha: percussion
Cory Kertzie: percussion
Ed Klavoon: bass
Alex Glenfield: trumpet, voice
Michael McNeill: harmonium

Recorded by Ravi Padmanabha
January 2015
Clarence Center, NY

Limited edition of 100 (?) cassettes on Sloowtapes (Belgium). Available as a digital download via BandCamp

Mari McNeil:
Here Beneath The Blue (2014) (iTunes)

Mari McNeil: voice
John Bacon: drums, vibraphone
Michael McNeill: piano
Wayne Moose: bass
Bobby Militello: alto saxophone and flute
Tim Clarke: trumpet
Matt Michaud: guitar
Bob Sneider: additional guitar

Recorded, mixed, and mastered by Fred Betschen
Marc Custom Recordings, Clarence Center, NY
October, 2013

Produced by John Bacon
Arrangements: John Bacon & Michael McNeill
Executive producer: Mari McNeil

Ravi Padmanabha's My Nada Brahma:
Mission To Mount Everest

Ravi Padmanabha: tabla and percussion
David Adamzcyk: violin
Ron LoCurto: guitar
Michael McNeill: harmonium

Recorded by Justin Rose
GRC Studios, Buffalo, NY
Summer, 2013

Cover art by Ravi Padmanabha

Available as a CD, LP, or digital download.

Kelly Bucheger:
House of Relics

Kelly Bucheger: alto & tenor saxophones
Tim Clarke: trumpet
Michael McNeill: piano
Danny Ziemann: bass
Russ Algera: drums

Special guest: Bruce Johnstone, baritone saxophone

Recorded by Rich Wattie
Eastman School of Music
Rochester, NY
Fall, 2011

Compositions by Kelly Bucheger
Executive producer: Kelly Bucheger

Ravi Padmanabha's Bul-bul Tarang Gang:
Kali

Ravi Padmanabha: bul-bul tarang and percussion
Aneal Padmanabha: percussion
Naryan Padmanabha: percussion
Bill Conroy: percussion
Ed Klavoon: bass
Michael McNeill: harmonium

Recorded by Ravi Padmanabha
Spring, 2012
East Amherst, NY

Limited edition of 100 cassettes on Sloowtapes (Belgium). Available as a digital download or CD via BandCamp

Ravi Padmanabha's My Nada Brahma

Ravi Padmanabha: tabla and percussion
Ron LoCurto: guitar
Michael McNeill: harmonium

Recorded by Ravi Padmanabha
November/December 2010
East Amherst, NY

other projects:
8+

Buffalo Jazz Octet

Tim Clarke (trumpet), Phil Sims (trombone)
Kelly Bucheger (alto & tenor saxes), Nelson Rivera (tenor & soprano saxes)
Steve Baczkowski (baritone sax)
Michael McNeill (piano), Dave Arenius (bass), John Bacon (drums)
Conducted by Brendan Fitzgerald

WC


Wooden Cities
New Music Collective

various combinations of Megan Kyle (oboe), Nathan Heidelberger (horn), Zane Merritt (guitar), Esin Gündüz (voice), Ethan Hayden (voice), Michael McNeill (piano), Evan Courtin (violin), T.J. Borden ('cello), and Brendan Fitzgerald (conductor & percussion). On Halve Time: Christopher Culp (clarinet), Evan Courtin (violin), T. J. Borden (cello), Michael McNeill (piano); composed by Nathan Heidelberger.