Primary Instrument: Composer/conductor/leader
Michael is an award-winning screen composer, orchestrator and multi- instrumentalist (pianist, guitarist). Over the years, Michael has performed with Steve Winwood, Traffic, Soul II Soul and Sting among many others.
Mike's new album 'Terra Cognita' features the legendary Brazilian percussionist, Airto Moreira, and is a hypnotic blend of world music, meditative jazz and ambient soundscapes.
Michael's film work includes composing original music for Richard Linklater's movie Me and Orson Welles (starring Zac Efron, Christian McKay and Claire Danes). Michael has also collaborated on several movies with Paul Oakenfold providing additional music and orchestrations for Disney's 'G Force', 'Nothing Like the Holidays' (starring Alfred Molina and John Leguizamo), and the award winning Japanese anime hit, 'Vexille'.