From Bach to Bowie, east coast to west coast, piano keyboards to computer keyboards, Mike has worked to make the world a more creative, compassionate and compelling place. He remains a man of many talents and limitless inspiration. No artistic medium is off-limits to this avant-garde individual to whom the word no is quickly - and seemingly effortlessly - transformed into the word now.
Best known for his impressive skills as a pianist, he is a respected composer and a budding computer artist. Embracing the idea of the Renaissance Man, Mike continually experiments with new ways through which he can communicate his humanistic ideals.
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It is pointless to talk about his ability as a pianist. He is exceptional. However, there are very, very few musicians, let alone pianists, who naturally understand the movement and free thinking necessary to hurl themselves into experimental or traditional areas of music, sometimes, ironically, at the same time. Mike does this with such enthusiasm that it makes my heart glad just to be in the same room with him.
Billy Corgan, Alternative Press (October, 1999)
Of the whole lot, Mike is the true genius; we are all just toys in his atonal wonderland.
Billy Corgan, Addicted to Noise (September 5, 1999)
He's a master piano [player]..