Michael Cochrane (musician)

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Michael Cochrane (born September 4, 1948 in Peekskill, New York) is an American jazz pianist who has recorded extensively for SteepleChase Records, as well as Soul Note and Landmark Records.[1]

As a sideman, he has recorded with Marvin Peterson, Oliver Lake, Sonny Fortune and Jack Walrath.[2]


As a Leader

  • Elements (Soul Note, 1985) with Tom Harrell, Trumpet; Bob Malach, Tenor Saxophone, Flute; Dennis Irwin, Bass; James Madison, Drums
  • Song of Change (Soul Note, 1992)
  • Impressions (Landmark, 1995)
  • Cutting Edge (Steeplechase, 1997)
  • Footprints (Steeplechase, 1998)
  • Gesture of Faith (Steeplechase, 2000)
  • Minor Matrix (Steeplechase, 2000)
  • Quartet Music (Steeplechase, 2001)
  • Pathways (Steeplechase, 2000)
  • Right Now (Steeplechase, 2007)

With Sonny Fortune

With Jack Walrath

With Nancy Monroe

  • Dance My Heart (mja Records, 1994) [3]
  • The Love Within (mja Records, 2001) [4]

With David Alan Gross

  • The Final Answer To Everything (mja records, 1997) [5]