Mike Spinrad

Instrument: Drums | Location: San Francisco

Born: 1960

Mike Spinrad is a freelance drummer and percussionist based in the San Francisco Bay Area. He has composed the music for two released CDs under his own name, a jazz trio for “It's Morning” and a sextet for “Horns.” He has played or recorded with Guido Fazio, Dan Parenti, John Hettel, Richard Conway, Dann Zinn, David Enos, Cindy Browne, Steve Schuster, Brian Gary, Frank Sumares, Fred Zimmerman, Fred Ross-Perry, Kurt Huget, Curtis Long, David Margules, Jef Labes, Rita Glassman, Joe Kaline, John McClellen, and Don Turney. Mike's technical drumming articles have been published by Percussive Notes magazine, he has toured with jazz and pop groups throughout the United States, and had his music played throughout the world

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Musical Memoirs, DRUMS, PIANO AND HORNS TAKE CENTER STAGE ON NEW CDs By jazz journalist / Dee Dee McNeil August 29, 2018 MIKE SPINRAD with GUIDO FAZIO – “HORNS” Spin Radical Mike Spinrad, drums/percussion/composer; Don Turney, piano/organ/sound engineer; Guido Fazio, tenor saxophone/flute/horn arranger; Richard Conway, trumpet/ flugelhorn; Larry Stewart, baritone saxophone; Eric Lyons, John Hettel, Daniel Parenti & David Enos, bass.

Mike Spinrad played drums throughout his youthful school years all the way into college days. He earned an AB in Psychology from the University of California, Berkeley; then an MA degree in Counseling from St

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Date Time Detail Price
Nov21Wed 7:00 pm 7:00 pm
Roadkill Big Band
The Big Easy
Petaluma, CA
Feb1Thu 8:30 pm 8:30 pm
Lucky Drive
Presidio Yacht Club
Sausalito, CA