Michael began his musical career on the piano at the age of eight. By fourteen, he had established himself comfortably with drums and percussion instruments. He has toured nationally with the Australian Army Band Perth, supporting such well-known artists as James Morrison, Andrew Foote and Judith Durham to name a few. Michael welcomes the opportunity to play a wide range of musical styles although his passion lies with jazz.
Highlights of his musical career include invitations to play with jazz legends such as Don Burrows, Kevin Hunt, James Morrison, Ron Carter, Terrell Stafford, Graeme Lyall, Bob Barnard, Danny Moss and Ray Walker. Michael completed a Certificate of Music (Jazz) in 1997 at the WA Academy of Performing Arts and went on to gain his Bachelor of Music Performance (Jazz) in 2001. Michael recently returned from successful tours with singer James Flynn in “Unforgettable - the story of Nat King Cole” and “Simply Sinatra” - a Frank Sinatra tribute. Michael teaches at several schools across the Perth metropolitan area and performs regularly throughout Perth and Western Australia, so keep an eye out for his ever-smiling face…Book This Performer