Mike has taught privately throughout the greater Seattle area for the last 20 years. He attended Central Washington University (1981-1986) where he was featured as a soloist in many of John Mowad’s top bands. Mike has studied under the tutelage of John Jessen, Billy Pierce, Bert Wilson, and Raymond Wheeler. Professionally he has performed with Steve Miller, Brian Nova, Jazz Police, Red Fish Blue Fish, and many more. He currently works as a freelance musician in the Seattle area and is in top demand as a saxophonist and arranger.