"FIERY SOUND, ENERGY, AND
"[Mike] plays the trumpet as though dissecting the still warm body of a tune with his bare hands, with a sound dipped in lava that he pulls up and through his horn right from the floorboards."
"...gave the trumpet a vocal like warmth in some numbers and a melancholy beauty in others..."
"Arranger/trumpet player Mike Cowie gets to show off his abundant talents.
"Cowie's playing was especially effective last night
"The true and diverse talents of Mike Cowie are the best kept secrets in Canada.
"Mike's newest show is WOW short for 'Wild' 'Original' and 'Wonderful'. Loved it!"
"What can I say about Big Night Out except TOTALLY AWESOME!! The high energy exuded from Mike Cowie and the musicians enveloped the crowd and put them in a frenzy. My feet wouldn't stop moving to the 'funk.' Everyone there had a wonderful night."
"Michael Cowie is an entertainer with a capital 'E'! He always gives 100% — whether it is playing his horn solo or leading The Big Night Out. Michael is a professional; he knows the business and what makes it work; he makes our job easier and our clients look great!"
"Mike Cowie is recognized as a great ambassador of the Atlantic Federation of Musicians. He is a life long professional musician, producer and recording artist. Mike's performances as a bandleader are among the best. He has provided his music services for the cream a la cream of entertainment buyers including conventions, nightclubs, lounges and community events. Mike is a long time friend and band mate. Today Mike Cowie is one of the busiest bandleaders in our region, employing hundreds of musicians each year. Congratulations, Mike."
"If there is one person you can depend on to pull through, it is Mike Cowie. His enthusiasm, connections and great ideas have contributed to the success of any program I have engaged him in."
"Mike Cowie adds spice to our special events. We have been thrilled to have him perform at several of our hospitality functions. His vibrant personality and his music bring our guests to their feet."
"Over the past twelve years of our business, we have had thechance to use Mike Cowie and his talents on many occasions. Our guests have always been pleased with the quality and energy of the performances. We look forward to many other events and the ever changing repertoire of Mike's abilities."