Mikael Mikael

If asked to describe the talents of this lead guitarist, composer, songwriter, arranger and performer “Infinity” immediately comes to mind There just is no end to his fusion of style, freely expressing his thoughts and emotions through his music. His first album “In Ya Pocket” presents a mature free style jazz sound refined through a long and successful career. Starting from his roots in Dayton, Ohio to his latest successful outing as a member of the Commodores, Mikael’s solo album showcases the never ending timeline of a unique blend of jazz, rhythm and blues and a touch of reggae.

From 1995- 2005, Mikael was a force with the Commodores where his musicianship solidified the Commodore’s high energy live performances. Mikael's 10 year relationship with the Commodores began when his quickly rising talents and accomplishments had reached Walter “Clyde” Orange of the legendary Commodores. “Clyde” called upon Mikael's songwriting talents to write songs for the Commodores. Once “Clyde” realized the full extent of Mikael's talents he was invited to join the Commodores as lead guitarist. As a member of the Commodores, Mikael shared the live stage with the likes of Mya, Silk, Glenn Lewis, Gladys Knight and Isaac Hayes and the list goes on. He appeared on the Lou Rawls Telethon with the likes of Stevie Wonder, Ashford & Simpson and Brian McKnight. On the international stage, in particular the Japan tour, it was Boyz II Men, Diana Ross and the Temptations.

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Album In Ya Pocket by Mikael

In Ya Pocket

MikaelMusix Group
2006

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