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Mike Kornrich

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Born: July 2, 1951    Primary Instrument: Guitar

Mike Kornrich has been performing for adults and children of all ages for about 40 years. He started when he was 13 in a band playing the early Beatles and other 60’s music. Early in life he studied trumpet and then with the introduction of Elvis Presley he switched to guitar and banjo. Mike moved to New York City in 1978 and gained valuable experience performing there for 6 years. Back in Rochester N.Y. he has been playing solo and gets his band together for special functions. You can see him around town at the Strong Museum, Lilac Festival, Seneca Park Zoo, Libraries, Country Clubs, Senior centers, Day Cares and many festivals and night clubs...
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“Dear Mike, Thanks so much for helping us make our Mardi-Gras Themed 2004 Kick-Off Party such a great success. We had many, many compliments on the band, and even more on your playing in the cocktail area. It made a real difference to get the people in the spirit before dinner. I would highly recommend that for any other dinner you might play for in the future. Enclosed is your payment of --------, which we happily pay to you and your group. If you ever need a recommendation �\” count me in.” - Denise Miller �\” Monroe Tractor

“The Canadaigua National Bank and Trust Company would like to congratulate you for the wonderful job you did entertaining our CNBanker Club members on August 11th at Onanda Park. Everyone enjoyed themselves and the music. It is always a pleasure to work with professionals.” -Stephen R. Martin �\” Canandaigua National Bank and Trust Company

Greetings: A note to thank you �\” A very big thank you for your time and talents shared cordially with our associates and customers on Sunday, October 11th!! The comments received from our customers were nothing but positive. - WC Holden, Customer Service - JC Penney Company

Mike, Thank you for the music on the “Canadaigua Lady” on June 19th. You made an excellent mood for all! We appreciate your musical talents and crowd-pleasing attitude toward a successful evening. - Peter Bud �\” IBM Corporation

Dear Mike, thank you so much for the services you provided to Lollypop Farm during Barktober Fest 2003. Your generosity made it possible for us to host approximately 2,000 people, and make just over $45,00 in donations, sponsorships and sales. The weather was uncooperative but that didn’t dampen the spirits of our walkers and visitors. Your help was key to the positive response we received from those people who forged through the inclement weather to support us. What fun it was for us to watch the kids interact with you! You really have a gift. -Betty Umoff �\” Humane Society

Mike, I just wanted to take the opportunity to thank you for the service at the market. Your music and personality was a great addition to the market, especially on some of those gloomier days. Market goers and vendors alike really enjoyed your performances (so did I!) -Shelley O’Brien - Rochester Downtown Development Corp.

Mike, Thank you for coming to perform for the children of Rush-Henrietta School-Age Child Care Program. They loved your music, especially the younger ones. You are an excellent entertainer. - Kay Lyons �\” Rush-Henrietta School District


MIKE KORNRICH BAND \"Live\" 2007
Twice As Nice Records
2008
All Of Me, Aint Misbehavin, Lazy River, Aint Nobody Here But Us Chickens, Route 66, Bill Bailey, \'Tain\'t No Sin, On The Sunny Side Of The Street, Sweet Georgia Brown, Please Dont Talk About Me When I\'m Gone, Aint Gonna Give Nobody None Of My Jelly Roll, , Trouble In Mind, U.S. Blues, King Of the Road, Darktown Strutter\'s Ball, After Youve Gone, Mack the Knife, Mind Your own Business.
Mike-Vocals/Guitar/Banjo/Ukulele, Tony Mancuso-Sax/Clarinet, Paul Gaspar-Trumpet, Rick McRae-Trombone, Brian Williams-Upright Bass, Dana Valentine-Drums


MIKE KORNRICH-DANCE AROUND
Twice As Nice Records
1991 & 2003
Honky Tonk Heroes, After You\'ve Gone, Pennies From Heaven, Georgia On My Mind, That Cat Is High, Please Dont Talk About Me When I\'m Gone, Quiet Nights Of Quiet Stars, Reincarnation Blues (written by Mike), A Kiss To Build A Dream On, T\'aint No Sin To Take Off Your Skin And Dance Around In Your Bones, My Old Kentucky Home.
Mike-Guitars/Banjo/Uke/Harmonica/Vocals, Rick Dodge-Sax, Mark Kellogg-Trombone, Dino Clissa-Clarinet, Jim Shearer-Tuba, Mick Sarubbi-Bass, Jim Guche-Drums


MIKE KORNRICH AND HIS JUMPIN\' JAZZ BAND-CHICKEN \'N\' JAZZ
Twice As Nice Records
2004
All Of Me, Saints, Aint She Sweet, Darktown Strutters Ball, On The Sunny Side Of The Street, Alabama Jubilee, Sweet Georgia Brown, Blue Moon, Please Dont Talk About Me, Whispering, Yes Sir, That\'s My Baby, Baby Face, The Lady Is A Tramp, My Blue Heaven, Ain\'t Misbehavin\', Bill Bailey, Mack The Knife,
Mike-Banjo/Vocals, Mike Kaupa-Trumpet, Dino Clissa-Clarinet, John Montgomery-Tuba, Jim Guche-Drums


MIKE KORNRICH\'S ROCKIN \'N\' FROLICKIN MUSICAL SHOW
Twice As Nice Records
2003
Blue Suede Shoes, Bad, Bad Leroy Brown, Kansa City, The Letter, Good Lovin\', Mind Your Own Business, Purple People Eater, Twist & Shout, Rock Around The Clock, Ain\'t Nobody Here But Us Chickens, All My Lovin\', Born to Rock, You\'re Sixteen
Mike Kornrich-Electric guitar; Brian Williams-Upright Bass

MIKE KORNRICH-HAPPY MUSIC FOR HAPPY KIDS
Twice As Nice Records
2004
Polly Wolly Doodle, I\'ve Been Working On The Railroad, Ja Da, Itsy Bitsy Spider, Rock Around The Clock, Old MacDonald Had A Farm, Twinkle Little Star, Chattanooga Choo Choo, High Hopes, Straighten Up And Fly Right, Please Don\'t Talk About Me/Zippedy Doo-Dah/Oh Susanna, Tomorrow Rocky Top, Step In Time, When You\'re Smiling
Mike Kornrich-Guitar/Banjo/Ukulele/Vocals

MIKE KORNRICH CHRISTMAS FAVORITES
Twice As Nice Records
2006
Santa Claus Is Coming To Town, Christmas Island, Rudolf The Red-Nosed Reindeer, There\'s No Place Like Home For The Holidays, Blue Christmas, Jingle Bell Rock, Let It Snow, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, Rockin Around The Christmas Tree, Oh come All Ye Faithful, All I Want For Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth, Winter Wonderland, Do You Hear What I Hear? Jingle Bells, Silent Night, Silver Bells, Holly Jolly Christmas, White Christmas, Frosty The Snowman, Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas.
Mike Kornrich- Guitar/Banjo/Vocals

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