The Jazz Session #476: Mike Baggetta

Guitarist Mike Baggetta’s new album is Wall Of Flowers (2019, BIG EGO Records). The album features bassist Mike Watt (Minutemen, The Stooges) and drummer Jim Keltner (everyone you’ve ever heard of). In this interview, Baggetta talks about how this unlikely trio came to be; what he strives for as a musician and improviser; why he loves torch songs; and more. Learn more at

ON TOUR: Mike Baggetta is on tour in support of this album, starting in CA on March 21 and wrapping up in NY on March 30, 2019. Tour dates available here.

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Author: Jason Crane