Hometown: Rocky Point, NY
Label: mja Records
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Jazz/blues guitarist Mike Armando was born in Brooklyn, NY. He Played many years with Screamin Jay Hawkins band.
He was the guitarist for the late Screamin Jay Hawkins for three fun years. One of Mike's recording's," Half Steppin" on the mja Record label, a jazz/blues recording was rated one of the top ten records on radio play list in Bill Board Magazine. He has performed on radio and TV stations across the country. His recordings on the mja Record label have been played throughout the USA and in Europe. Mike has produced a number of jazz concerts with vocalist Nancy Monroe at the Blue Note in NYC and at the Event Center in Lake Grove LI along with jazz guitarist Dave Stryker hosted by WPKN Radio Jazz Adventure MC Phil Bowler.
Mike Armando has produced 13 CDs on the mja label with such artists as Grammy award winner Fred Lipsius, from Blood Sweet & Tears, Nancy Monroe, David Allan Gross, Chris Clark. Pat Morrissey, Artt Frank. One of the tracks from Fred Lipsius, mja release "Better Believe It" CD was released and distributed throughout the world on MCA Records. mja recording artist, Artt Frank who was the drummer for the late great Chet Baker was inducted into the Oklahoma Jazz Hall of Fame on November 16, 2010. Mike Armando was the producer for all three of Artt's CD's.
Mike has worked with other great musician's in his recording and musical career with the likes of Eddie Gomez, Marcus McLaurine, Mike Stern who recorded on the mja release with David Alan Gross "The Final Answer to Everything", Bob Moses, Dave Stryker. For booking email at firstname.lastname@example.org