Michael has been studying the saxophone, and more broadly music for the last 20 years of his life. In this time, Michael has achieved a high level of mastery through studying with many of the greatest musicians around the world. He has studied and performed in the Netherlands, USA and New Zealand.
Michael regularly enjoys a large range of music from 1920s Jazz to the latest hits and everything in between. Michael’s diverse knowledge and taste in music is sure to provide an excellent night of entertainment. He excels at getting the party started and will leave your guests wanting more!
Michael completed a bachelor of Jazz performance at The University of Auckland and has performed with House of Shem, Hipstamatics and Olivier Holland’s Jazz Attack just to name a few. After this, Michael spent two years working in the cruise ship industry as a woodwind specialist where he performed on the saxophone, clarinet and flute to audiences of over 1000 people on a weekly basis. While working on the ship, he became known for his powerful and high energy style of improvisation on the saxophone.