Michael Cabe


A unique background to a unique voice.  Farm raised, conservatory trained, and MBA polished.  A citizen of the 21st century, with passion for timeless music.  

Michael Cabe is a pianist, educator, composer, business professional, tech start-up participant, and marathon runner - a true Renaissance man.  Raised on a farm in the greater Seattle area, Cabe moved to New York in 2003 and has performed at some of New York City's finest performance spaces (including Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola, The Jazz Standard, Birdland, the 55 Bar) and beyond (including The Kennedy Center, the Newport Jazz Festival, Monterey Jazz Festival, Toronto Jazz Festival, Ottawa Jazz Festival). He performs as a solo artist, in trio, and as a member of groups including Duchess and the Amy Cervini Quartet. 

He appeared and performed in a national TV commercial, underscored for film, and has several large-scale orchestral arrangements to his credit. In addition to performance, Cabe is the creator and leader of several popular jazz education programs through the Manhattan School of Music Distance Learning Department, utilizing cutting-edge video conference technology to deliver performances and lectures to national and international audiences of all ages. Features have appeared on the BBC and Fox News. 




... inspired and willing to investigate all aspects of the piano jazz spectrum.
— Graham Flanagan - All About Jazz