Mike has taught at the Musician's Institute in Hollywood, CA since 2002, in their bass and Bachelor's programs. From 2006-2008, Mike was the bassist for Sir Tom Jones, and appeared with him in the U.K., Europe and in North and South America. In 2009, he played with American Idol winner Taylor Hicks, on television (Ellen, Regis) and live theater and club dates.
Mike maintains a busy recording schedule, with commercials, television, (The Vineyard), and most recently, a duets album with Australian superstar singer Jimmy Barnes, featuring Keith Urban, Neal Schon and Jonathan Cain of Journey, and guitar virtuoso Joe Bonamassa, with producer legend Kevin Shirley. (More)