As an in-demand session trumpet player and one of Canada’s top lead trumpet players, Michael focuses on precision and consistency. He is described as a “world-class lead trumpet player” by band leaders that frequent him in their lead chair. Also highly versatile, he is seen playing a wide array of genres.
As a big band leader of numerous years, Michael co-leads the Vancouver Legacy Jazz Orchestra with Fred Stride and runs his own ensembles: West Coast Big Band, Super Trumpets, and the online ensemble: Michael Kim Big Band.
Michael is honoured to be a Yamaha Artist.
Custom Bb Trumpets, developed with Wayne Bergeron.