Dr. Mike Bogle

Full-Time Faculty
Cedar Valley College
Courses: MIDI, Synthesis, Arranging, Orchestration, Composition, Keyboard Ensemble, Applied Piano

A versatile and dynamic musician, Mike Bogle was nominated for a Grammy Award in 1992 for his arrangement of Chick Corea's composition Got a Match? recorded by the University of North Texas (UNT) One O’Clock Lab Band. In 2016, he was recognized by the Recording Academy as a quarterfinalist for the Grammy Music Educator Award.

An accomplished pianist/keyboardist, vocalist, trombonist, composer and arranger, Dr. Bogle
has been a full-time professor of music for more than 20 years. He has taught music courses at the University of North Texas, the University of Texas at Arlington (where he earned tenure), McNally Smith College of Music in St. Paul, Minnesota, and currently Cedar Valley College.

Dr. Bogle wrote his first big band chart at 14, graduated from high school at 16 and entered the University of Miami School of Studio Music and Jazz on a performance scholarship that same year. By the age of 18, he had already performed with Tom Jones, Burt Bacharach, Diana Ross, Linda Carter and others.

His performance credits include performing with Irene Cara (as musical director/arranger), Doc Severinsen, James Moody, Slide Hampton, Jaco Pastorius, Ira Sullivan, Pete Christlieb, Duffy Jackson, Bobby Caldwell, the UTA Jazz Orchestra, the University of Miami Concert Jazz Band, the UNT One O’Clock Lab Band, The Mike Bogle Trio and The Mike Bogle Orchestra. He has recorded with many Latin music artists and organizations in Miami, including Willie Chirino and Lissette, Tania Records, Gustavo Rojas and El Grupo Chequere.

Dr. Bogle’s musical talents and affiliations have taken him around the world including to France, Portugal, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Peru, Mexico, Puerto Rico, the Bahamas and Canada. He is a member of the Recording Academy (the Grammys); the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP); Jazz Educators Network; the Texas Music Educators Association; and the American Federation of Musicians. He has had works published by Pender’s Music (Denton, Texas), the University of Northern Colorado Jazz Press (Greeley) and MikeBogle.com.

He earned a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the University of North Texas, where he studied piano and jazz with Dan Haerle and Dr. Steve Harlos, composition with Dr. Cindy McTee, and trombone with Dr. Vern Kagarice. Dr. Bogle also holds Master of Music and Bachelor of Music degrees in jazz studies from UNT. In 2013, he started the Musical Institute for Knowledge and Education, a charitable organization that provides education, outreach and support for educators, communities and students, — including underserved communities and students with developmental disorders — with special emphasis on American popular music and jazz.

He has released four CD’s with his trio and quartet: Other Life, Eternal Family, Hipness Oasis and Live at Stoney’s. See more about Dr. Mike Bogle and his music.