The MPS Project: Progressive Jazz


Contact: Michael Pelz-Sherman
Phone: 9192790825

CARY, NC – The MPS Project is a group of professional musicians living in the Triangle region of North Carolina and dedicated to creating original, progressive Jazz. Our music explores the intersections of jazz, progressive rock, and 70’s-style fusion in the tradition of Return to Forever and Weather Report. Informed by contemporary chamber music, collective free improvisation, and modern “jam-band” sensibilities, the MPS Project covers a wide swath of musical territory, ranging from heartfelt lyrical ballads to ethereal sonic textures to complex rhythmic structures to blistering electronic funk. Their debut CD, “Goes Without Saying,” features six compositions by leader Michael Pelz-Sherman, two extended free improvisations, and a unique arrangement of Steve Swallow’s jazz standard, “Falling Grace”.

Our CD is available for purchase on CDBaby, iTunes, and

For more info, contact Michael Pelz-Sherman at, or visit