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Mike Osborn Band
danceable, southern fried rock and blues with a concert stage show!
The band performs in 3,4 and 5 piece configurations
Mike's music has been played on radio stations all across the world and he has over 60,000 downloads to his credit.
"This S. F. bay area artist debut release is a refreshingly unique blend of blues, rock, R&B and country. From its boot scootin’ boogie dance songs to its weepy ballads, this CD has plenty of diversity yet Mike’s passionate, masterful guitar playing ties it all together in a common thread."
"blazing guitar work and powerful vocals coupled with his strong stage presence and audience interaction to a level rarely seen"
Mike is a unique blend of classic rock, blues and progressive country with a touch of funk and R&B thrown in with an occasional Celtic accent (oh, did I mention unique?).
Always soulful, always danceable, always with a concert stage presence and audience interaction, the entire band delivers on multiple levels all at the same time.
I have been pouring over the many things that have been written about Michael W. Osborn over the years. I am doing so to help find the element that isn't there. In other words, what is the crucial and unique quality in him that just hasn't been put into words yet? There's been a lot of praise, but something's missing. Something BIG! Well, I have found what that missing piece is. For all those people that know and love Mike and his work, it's far from missing, it's the basis of what it is. Somehow though, until now the essence of what makes Michael - Michael has not reached the written page. Here it is;
Combined with his Masterful talent as a Blues/Rock Guitarist -Singer/Songwriter - plus, his Commanding stage presence, Michael Osborn has the rare and innate ability to connect with his audiences in a passionate and emotional way. To hear his music live, is to actually feel who he is. AND, at the same time, to remember; the many positive things that you are. There is a magical quality that transpires between the hearts and souls of those in attendance, and Michael's. For many, it's nothing less than a spiritual experience. An Enlightenment, so powerful that most find it to be Unforgettable!
by: Jane W. Miller
Michael W. Osborn-guitar and vocals
Mike has been entertaining crowds since the age of sixteen with his fretboard wizardry and soulfull, growling vocals. He has performed across the country - Austin, Chicago, Los Angeles and is now based out of San Jose CA. where he is well known and highly respected in the musical community and has performed at many of the most prestigious venues in the area. Mike is endoresed by Epiphone guitars, Egnater amps and GHS strings.
David De Silva– Bass and backup vocals
David adds a Progressive rock appeal to the band with his sage like grasp of a bass fretboard, honed by teaching bass during the day and performing with the Mike Osborn band at night.
Ric Williams –Drums and vocals
Ric lights up the stage with a strong stage presence backed up by incredible driving drum beats.