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(Feb 2019) cold blooded blues remix featured on amazon music’s ‘fresh jazz’ playlist at #5 alongside notable artists like snarky puppy, Julian lage randy brecker, theo croker, and more
(Jan 2019) Heartbreak remix featured on apple music’s ‘best of the week japan’, netease (china)’s international discover page to 600 million users alongside mainstream western artists luis fonsi, far east movement, billie eilish, lil peep etc, featured on spotify’s ‘avantguardian’ playlist, qobuz new jazz, anghami’s current jazz, and more.
(DEC 2018) splice launches remix contest for their first ever sax sample pack, mike casey’s “sounds of surprise”
(NOV 2018) A Punt Media (the NPR/BBC of Spain) interviews Mike on Territori Sonor radio show/podcast
(OCT 2018) HUFFINGTON POST FEATURES MIKE’S STORY AND NEW SINGLE COLD BLOODED BLUES! PLAYLIST SUPPORT FROM SPOTIFY, TIDAL, ZVOOQ, YANDEX, SAAVN, AND MORE
(SEPT 2018) spotify, tidal, and more feature single ‘song to breathe’ on top jazz playlists
(Aug 2018) New single Alone Together featured on Spotify's State of Jazz playlist, Soundcloud's top new music playlist (Fresh Pressed, alongside major artists Nicki Minaj, J Cole, LCD Soundsystem, Elvis, Diplo, Chromeo, etc) and more!
(JULY 2018) NEW SINGLE THE HOUSE OF MIRRORS FEATURED IN EVERNOTE ARTICLE HIGHLIGHTING UNORTHODOX SONGWRITING PROCESS, PROMOTED TO OVER 6 MILLION ON EVERNOTE'S SOCIAL MEDIA AND EMAIL LIST! + PLAYLISTED BY SAAVN (INDIA), NAPSTER, JAY-Z'S TIDAL, QOBUZ (FRANCE), CLARO IMUSICA (BRAZIL) AND MORE!
(June 2018) New single Never Let Me Go chosen for editor's pick of the week playlist for Saavn (India), Spotify's State of Jazz (3 simultaneous singles on the playlist, rare for an indie artist), TIDAL's "Music for When You're Tired AF" and "Late Night Jazz", and more!
(5/21/18) Industry leading sample platform SPLICE releases their first ever saxophone artist sample pack with Mike! Covered by EDMProd // Rekkerd // Soundfly
(May 2018) Nextbop premieres new single Nature boy & Spotify adds Nature Boy to State of Jazz playlist!
(4/13/18) SPOTIFY ADDS SINGLE 'WEST END' TO OFFICIAL STATE OF JAZZ PLAYLIST, ALONGSIDE SOME OF THE GENRE'S BIGGEST NAMES!
(4/11/18) JAY-Z'S TIDAL LAUNCHES ONGOING 'RESIDENT PLAYLIST COLLABORATION' highlighting recent debut The Sound of Surprise & forthcoming sophomore album Stay Surprising, which were recorded live from the same show.
(4/10/18) DOWNBEAT PREMIERES FIRST SINGLE FROM STAY SURPRISING, 'WEST END'. SURPASSES 20,000 STREAMS IN FIRST WEEK!
(3/17/18) Litchfield Magazine highlights Litchfield Jazz Camp alumni's Mike Casey Trio recent success and upcoming Litchfield album release show)
(12/20/17) Spotify features mike as cover image for official 'state of jazz' playlist, reaching 150,000 subscribers!
(11/1/17) MAJOR USA COFFEE BRAND PEET'S COFFEE FEATURES MIKE'S DEBUT 'THE SOUND OF SURPRISE' ON OFFICIAL IN-STORE STATION - BROADCASTING TO 250 LOCATIONS NATIONWIDE!
(throughout 2017) HYDRAULICS, Norwegian wood, & Mack The Knife FEATURED ON SPOTIFY'S OFFICIAL 'STATE OF JAZZ' PLAYLIST, netting 400K+ COMBINED streams and counting!
Live For Live Music (Premiere), NPR, jazz night in america and WBGO feature Dagobah music video release in celebration of Star Wars Day (May The 4th Be With You)
TAKE MAGAZINE, BRIC, Jazz in Europe (NL), & SOmewhere soul (UK) feature Norwegian Wood single / video release
CONNECTICUT MAGAZINE, HARTFORD COURANT, CTNOW, and The Valley press FEATURE MIKE CASEY, DEBUT ALBUM, AND SOLD-OUT HARTFORD ALBUM RELEASE SHOW
Canada's Jazz da Gama reviews 'the sound of surprise' and says "Every performance engages the head, heart and feet."
JAY Z'S TIDAL FEATURES MIKE CASEY IN TIDAL RISING EDITORIAL + MIKE CURATES EXCLUSIVE 30 UNDER 30 PLAYLIST, HIGHLIGHTING PEERS IN MODERN JAZZ
THE JAZZ PAGE: "Casey is a really impressive up and coming talent with a fantastic tone worth hearing."
SOLD OUT ALBUM RELEASE SHOW AT THE SIDE DOOR JAZZ CLUB HIGHLIGHTED BY THE NEW HAVEN REGISTER, THE DAY (HERE AND HERE), AND STEP TEMPEST!
“Enjoyable from first to last note, this group certainly takes the chordless saxophone trio format to a new level.” — Sammy Stein, Jazz in Europe
LEADING MUSIC INDUSTRY BLOGS HYPEBOT, CDBABY DIY, PLEDGEMUSIC, DOZMIA, AND JAZZFUEL HIGHLIGHT ALBUM CROWDFUNDING SUCCESS - 111% IN UNDER 30 DAYS!
Mike Casey one of 24 international young jazz composers Selected for Betty Carter's Jazz Ahead Residency at The John F. Kennedy Center for The Performing Arts - Downbeat Magazine