Born, raised and still residing in Hamilton, Ontario Canada where he has been writing and performing his music since 1976. His career has included four critically acclaimed albums; "Zanzibar", "Your Number", "The Hat", and most recently "The Grand Review", featuring originally composed songs about the American Civil War.
Since 1997, Michael has recorded numerous CDs of other artists in his "Chatham Gardens" Recording Studio, most of which he arranged and produced. He also composed , arranged, and recorded the music to the television documentary "The History of Hamilton".
Currently, most of Michael's time is spent operating his recording studio. In addition, he is showcasing The Grand Review.