A vibrant Jazz and Brazilian music artist, Mitchell Long was born in La Jolla CA. to a creative family. His father a writer, mother visual artist and his grandmother a music teacher.
His love for many styles of music has shaped him into a unique and original artist. He sings in English and Portuguese, is a great composer and arranger and plays many different stringed instruments as well as percussion. He lives in Los Angeles now since 2003.
Mitchell has toured around the world and recorded with many jazz, pop and world music stars including Herbie Mann, Maria de Barros, Claudio Roditi, Waldemar Bastos, Dr Lonnie Smith, Vinx, Sergio Mendes, Julia Fordham, Billy Tolles, Rudy Love, Ron Miles, Nelson Rangel and Katia Moraes etc. He studied at Berklee College of Music in Boston and Naropa Institute in Boulder, but Mitchell is primarily a self taught player with 25 years professional experience.