Multiple Grammy® nominated songwriter and producer, BMI Award winner, Multiple Na Hoku Award winner , Cable Ace Award winner. Musical director for major artists and tours.
Michael Has released 15 solo CDs worldwide
Writing, Production, Touring and Recording credits include:
India Arie, Bonnie Raitt, David Sanborn, Lionel Richie, Chaka, Andrae Crouch, BeBe Winans, The Winans, Natalie Cole, Arif Mardin, Tommy LiPuma, Al Schmidt, George Massenberg, Martin Terefe, Kenny Loggins, Randy Brecker, Gino Vannelli, The Jacksons, Harvey Mason, Jonathan Butler, Jon Gibson, Stevie Nicks, Bill Schnee, Doug Sax, Ed Cherney, Mike Shipley, Huey Lewis and the News, The Doobie Bros., Rickie Lee Jones, Kal David, Crystal Lewis, Carl Anderson, Arnold McCuller, Brenda Russell, Marilyn Scott, Glen Scott, Larry John McNally, Jose Feliciano, Right Said Fred, Nancy Wilson, Diane Schuur, Nils Langren, Michael Franks, Jackie McLean, Jimmy McGriff, Eric Burdon, John Lee Hooker, Flim and the BB's, Pat Coil, Cyril Pahinui, John Cruz, Brother Noland, Hawaiian Style Band, Keli’i Kaneali’i, Macky, Kualono,Shilo Pa, Mike Keale, Uncle Cyril Pahinui, Amy Hanaiali'i Gilliom, Eric Gilliom, Stuart Hollinger, Kapala, Allan Thomas, Cory and Loke Oliveros, HBO, Toyota, Budweiser, NFL, NBA, Burger King, Sony Pictures, Disney and many others.