“Michael's musical vision transcends the humdrum constraints of mere genre, offering up a broad palette of sound that evokes windswept landscapes, rolling seas and peaceful dreams. Above all, his compositions express something the world needs now - a sense of inner calm. (David Bentley - musician and composer, music writer for Spirit magazine, Gold Walkley award-winning journalist)
“Thank you Michael for another wonderful afternoon…I assure you that I am not in the habit of such adulation for humans, but in this instance I make an exception.” (Graham Radcliffe, sculptor and artist)
"As many others, we were very impressed by your performance. My regular pianist commented on how good it was." (Felipe Lagos-Guichard, General Manager, Sebel resort Cairns)
“Michael’s music was massage for the senses.” (John H. Massy, art consultant)
Michael is widely acclaimed around his hometown of Brisbane, Australia, for his jazz performance and dream-like improvisational works. His music includes gentle piano solos, some with orchestration or sounds from the wild, and more evocative pieces that rouse the spirit. His compositions are lyrical and uplifting, and speak to a world in need of serenity and time for reflection. Trained in the classics on three continents, Michael has a unique style of performance and improvisation which has earned him the respect of many in the local arts scene. He has played at exhibition openings and performed throughout Queensland at venues such as Brisbane’s Customs House, the One Hundred Acre Bar, Sebel Hotels, Ocean View Winery, Topiaries at Beaumont House Resort, Phoenix Sculpture Garden and others. For more information, please click on the 'Bio' link to the left.