More MP3s coming soon -- check back often!
|Heart Strings||Blue Street||Cool Christmas|
|River of God||Discovery||The Vision|
|Heart Strings||Pop / Smooth Jazz • Vocals|
Coming Soon! An exciting new project that will make you laugh and make you cry. Heartfelt love songs, reflections on life, some rock, some blues and Michael's humorous perspectives on the world, woven together into this masterful work.
This brand new recording features Michael's expressive vocals and masterful guitar playing, supported by his Grammy award winning rhythm section with Brian Fullen on drums and Chris Kent on bass.
Master guitarist, Phil Keaggy, appears as a special guest on "No Eye Has Seen". Plus a song co-written with John Mayer -- "Beyond the Curve".
|Fair Weather Friend|
|Falling for You|
|Nothing on Earth Comes Close|
|Walk in the Rain|
|Some People Walk|
|What My Heart Has to Say|
|No Eye Has Seen|
|Beyond the Curve|
|If It Ain't Broke|
|Available Later in 2007 n||Tin Man|
|Fresh Perspective||If It Ain't Broke|
|"Michael, sounds great! Cool sounding loops, great groove, great composition,
killer guitar tone. I like the tune a lot. Can I have it to put on my CD?"
Grammy & Dove Award Winner / Guitarist, Producer & Songwriter
|"WOW Michael, great song!! You never
cease to surprise and amaze me."
Exec. Vice President, Timberline Guitars
|Blue Street||Smooth Jazz / Blues (mostly instrumental)|
All instrumental except for Fly Me to the Moon with guest vocalist, Bridgette Lewis.
No Eye Has Seen features guitar virtuoso, Phil Keaggy.
New Release for the Zihuatanejo International Guitar Festival... Michael is joined by Brian Fullen and Brice Williams on drums, Linnie Yarbrough on saxophone...
|The Sun Still Shines|
|No Eye Has Seen|
|Run and Hide|
|Fly Me to the Moon|
|One Eleven Blue Street|
|Honey Butter Strut|
|Mountains of Sangre de Cristo|
|Power Lines||Power Lines|
|"I absolutely love the Bass-to-the-limit and all the use of effects... First class guitar passion. One of those Instrumentals I need to brighten my day!"
|"This is sensational. Absolutely exquisite guitar playing. Magnificent tone and slippery runs all done with passion and beauty."
-Brian Ralston, Sydney, Australia
"Another really great song. Your playing is fantastic. The 335 has such a killer tone. Really funky for smooth jazz." -Daniel Lombardi
|A Very Cool Christmas||Contemporary Smooth Jazz • All Instrumental|
Heartwarming, smooth-jazz arrangements of traditional carols. The project also includes two original songs (written by Michael) to refelect the Christmas season. This album is becoming very popular and many people have said they listen to it all year long.
Michael's smooth and tasty guitar work is featured throughout, along with some impressive performances on the piano and keyboards. The foundation for the project includes Michael's Grammy-Award winning team of musicians: Chris Kent on the bass (Larry Carlton, Take 6...) and Brian Fullen (Peter Frampton, Tracy Nelson) on drums and percussion.
|Carol of Bells / Three Ships|
|MP3||Do You Hear What I Hear?|
|MP3||Early Christmas Morning|
|MP3||O Holy Night|
|MP3||O Come All Ye Faithful|
|MP3||The First Noel|
|MP3||O Little Town of Bethlehem|
|MP3||Angels We have Heard on High|
|MP3||Hark! the Herald Angels Sing|
|MP3||Awaken the Desert|
|Early Chistmas Morning||
|"BEAUTIFUL TRACK!!!!! Wow, great Smooth Jazz track with great playing, mix and production."
-DiCarlo, Berlin, Germany
|"Great playing and good production make his projects among the best I've heard." Ed Kee - Director of A&R for Brentwood Jazz. "...your "Very Cool Christmas" CD is fantastic!"
- Michael Canaan L.O.G. Communications
|"You play some of the best jazz guitar on the planet (straight up)! Great composition (haven't heard anything from you I don't like)!" -Dreamer|
|River of God||Contemporary Jazz • All Instrumental|
Experience the power and drama of River Of God as it takes you through a journey filled with instrumental soundscapes. From tiny droplets melting off the windswept peaks of a mountaintop, to reflective waters, and the thrill of the white water rapids.
Clark Bondy (sax), Gary Hemenway (piano) and Brian Brickley (drums) join Michael for this artistic masterpiece of all original contemporary jazz fusion.
|Mountain Spring I|
|Mountain Spring II|
|River of God|
"What a delightful surprise to find your recording River of God for sale at a local bookstore. I listened to about 30 seconds of a demo tape and quickly bought it. It is so refreshing..." -- Gordon & Pamela Anderson, Portland, OR
|Discovery||CCM • Contemporary Pop|
Masterful performances on the guitar and Michael's signature vocal sound. Michael is joined by Grammy Award winning bassist, Chris Kent, and master session drummer, Brian Fullen -- both long time friends and collaborators. Virtuoso bassist John Billings also makes an appearance on the project.
|The View from Here is Cool|
|The Sun Still Shines|
|River of Love|
|Take Away the Stone|
|Lord You Reign|
|Pray for Me|
|Every Star that Shines|
|The Sun Still Shines||The Sun Still Shines||The View from Here is Cool|
"Superb production, just superb! Excellent vocal tracks, steady groove, top-notch musicianship and a provocative message of truth." -Texas Jeff
"Another jazzy uplifting tune from a very talented artist. Kind of a Pat Metheny feel to the guitar work here. Great job!"-Brian Ralston, Sydney, Australia
"Talent just DRIPS off th' strings of your guitar, & I must say, this is one of the sweetest, most groovin', jazz/blues tunes I've listened to in 2005. SUPERB!" -Dick Metcalf, Olympia, WA
"Man is this not only a great song but the sound of this track is just so perfect. Nice chorus on this song and the singing is beautiful. This is some really good feel music that the world needs more of. And then that sax comes in and the goosepipples just run all over your body. The guitar playing and the sound you get is really sweet and heavenly." -Guy Michetti, New York City
"Yeah, this is just what we need: more songs with encouraging messages to reaffirm the joy of living." -Bernhard Tieff
"Cool is the word my man! Excellent production and sterling vocals drive this hook laden pop tune destined to be a classic. Tasty track indeed! Kudos!" -Aaron David Bradley
|"Your song Sweeter Love was very impressive and represents the quality of music we look for when sending to our clients such as Disney, Paramount and Warner Brothers." -Josh Zandman, Song & Film|
|The Vision||CCM • Jazz Fusion|
Exciting productions, fabulous saxophone work by Clark Bondy of Portland, Oregon and Michael's Intense guitar work throughout. Guests include Gary Hemenway on keys, Grammy-award winner bassist, Chris Kent, Wendy Talbot, Georgene Rice and Levonna Zeller-Williams on background vocals.
|Come Let Us Worship|
|Jesus Hear My Prayer|
|Can You Hear It?|
|Say the Word|
|We are the Reason Jesus Came|
|We Adore You|
|Advent One Graphics||Radical Tone||Blue Street Entertainment||Rushing Wind Music||Tales of Middle Earth||Awesome America||The Royal Tailor|
|Web Design and Software Development||Revolutionary Guitars and boutique amps||Michael's Booking Agency||Praise & Worship Discipleship Resources||Editing and Ghostwriting Services • Horse Art||Fun Facts, Photos & Visitor Info for all 50 States||Fashion Doll Repainting and Custom Costumes|