He is a guitarist, composer and creative director often known as “Mike” who spent his childhood in the American Midwest.
In 1983 he worked in the studio with Eddie Jobson on his album Zink and in 1989 he became a replacement for a time for T.J. Parker in the group Three Dog Night . He has worked with many other artists during the course of his career as a musician such as Paula Abdul, Bananarama, Belinda Carlisle, The Four Tops, Sugar Cane Harris, Stephen Stills and Frankie Valli and spent a season with the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra.
From the mid-1990s he has been composing for television and movies and has seen his work being used on the TV series and films that include ABC Afterschool Specials, The Last Real Cowboys, My Father’s Son and Speed of Life. Aside from his compositions for the screen he has appeared in episodes of E! A True Hollywood Story and A Haunting in Connecticut.
In recent years he has worked on the 2001 album One Night by the actress Susan Anton and he has not long finished composing for the 2008 film release Kingshighway. He has been the owner and creative director of Never Never Studios since 1994.
He plays guitar here on “Am I Growing On U” by Apollonia…