Michael appeared in the March 2009 issue of Guitar Player Magazine.
Raised outside of Charlotte, NC., Michael has played guitar and bass for more than 30 years with many bands as well as in studio sessions. With a diverse taste in music, Michael has performed classical, jazz, bluegrass, blues, country and rock music throughout the southeastern US.
Michael's primary musical styles are jazz/rock/blues fusion as well as acoustic fingerstyle. While these may seem different, somehow there's a common thread with all of Michael's music.
Michael's primary equipment:
Electric guitar: 1973 Telecaster, 2007 Stratocaster, 2003 History ZLS-100; 1974 Gibson SG, 1998 Gretsch Sparkle Jet, 1999 Parker Fly, 1958 Gibson ES-225, 1973 Fender Jazz Bass;
Amps: Many vintage Fenders (including 1962 bassman, 1965 Princeton Reverb, 1968 Super Reverb), 1984 Marshall JCM800 combo; Divided by 13
Acoustic guitars: 2006 Beauregard SJ, 1969 Martin D-35, 1984 Rhyne, 1994 Takamine classical, 1952 Gibson LG-3, 1955 Gibson LG-1.