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Free Press Music

Free Press Music consists of Christie Harbinski (vocals), Michael Cavaseno (guitar), Dave Mihaly, (piano/drums), Ryan Mihaly, (saxophone/piano), Carl Nash, (piano) and Zornitsa Marinova, (congas).  Free Press is about selecting a treasure trove of rare jazz tunes, standards and originals from Betty Carter, Irma Thomas, Mavis Staples merged with some of our own improvisations and originals.  

Dave Mihaly or "The Sensei" is also known for his drum and percussion work with Jolie Holland, the SF improvisational collective Mushroom. He has manned the drum chair with jazz legend Don Cherry, Trans Van Santos and many more.  He is bandleader and songwriter for the Shimmering Leaves.  

Michael Cavaseno tours with Bang Data and also plays in the Shimmering Leaves.


Christie Harbinski has played with the Aida Jazz Trio at Sony Christmas shows, was an alto for three years with the Glide Gospel choir and is songwriting for Free Press.