Mike was born in Texas, but spent most of his formative years in Glendale, Arizona. He began drumming at the age of 12 and as a young man performed in various nightclubs in the Phoenix area. After 5 years away from music, while in the US Navy, Mike moved to Las Vegas where he became a favorite drummer for many showroom and lounge acts.
Some notable events in Mike's career are:
• Touring and recording with the legendary, multi-platinum group, Air Supply - 2003 to 2009.
• Sharing the stage with Bill Cosby at the Las Vegas Hilton as drummer for Tony Tillman
• Drummer for Frankie Moreno, Sonny Turner (of The Platters) and The Imperials
• Performing for President Bill Clinton in Jackson, Wyoming
Mike can be heard on recordings by Air Supply, Frankie Moreno, Graham Russell, Jonni Lightfoot, The Coates Twins and The Celtic Tenors and is currently drumming for the hugely talented comic impressionist Gordie Brown at the Golden Nugget in Las Vegas. (www.gordiebrown.com)