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Mike Melvoin Trio: You Know

It is standard procedure for artists, on their Web sites and in their press kits, to itemize the musicians with whom they have played. Mike Melvoin’s list includes Frank Sinatra, Tom Waits, the Beach Boys, Barbra Streisand, Roy Rogers and Dale Evans, and John Lennon-to name just a few.

A 45-year career as a major Los Angeles studio musician is the basis for Melvoin’s unparalleled ability to name-drop. In the last few years he has successfully returned to his first love, the piano trio. In 2003 he received a Grammy nomination for It’s Always You, also on City Light.

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