Mike Fletcher

about the author

Mike Fletcher is a multi-instrumentalist and composer who performs throughout the UK and Europe. As a nominee for the ECHO Rising Stars 2014/2015 programme he has recently appeared at the Barbican Centre as part of the London Jazz Festival, Hamburg’s Laiezhalle, and BOZAR in Brussels. Mike works predominantly in the fields of jazz and improvised music, with his primary interest being in balancing composition with improvisation. In 2013, he was chosen by BBC Radio 3 to tour on lead alto with the European Jazz Orchestra under the direction of Ann-Sofi Søderqvist and has more recently toured Europe with his trio as part of the ECHO project. Mike is currently undertaking a PhD in composition at Birmingham City University and is preparing a chapter for inclusion in a forthcoming edited collection of academic articles in the field of jazz studies.

info & contact


Birmingham City University, UK


info [AT] mikefletchermusic.com




Alone/Together: Simulacral “A-Presentation” in/into Practice-As-Research in Jazz
(in DARE 2015: the dark precursor )
keywords: aesthetics, apparatus, jazz, music performance, Plato, simulacrum