NY to la
MICHI : Guitarist, composer and producer. Michi was born in Nagano Prefecture, Japan. He began piano lessons at the age of 7. At the age of 12 year Michi developed an interest in the guitar and started playing. While in college, he formed the band and continued his progressive trend toward Jazz. After graduating from college, Michi entered The Musashino Music Institute to study the jazz guitar.While enrolled at the Musashino Music Institute a sister school relationship was formed with the Dick Grove School of Music in Los Angeles, Califonia. Michi traveled to America in 1984 as a special scholar at the Dick Grove School of Music. After graduation, Michi remained in Los Angeles, performing for the first time live in America. During this time, Michi also worked on developing his skills as a Jazz guitarist by performing at various venues and also by teaching. In 1986 Michi moved to New York to further his studies in Jazz. Michi also gained more session experiences and greatly enhanced his composition and musical arrangement skills. In 1990 Michi returned to Los Angeles. He formed another band and performed at various live sessions, and had television and radio appearances. In 2007, Michi's first album ' NY to LA ' was announced. Produced by Keith Jones Featuring Musicians : Cassio Duarte Dino Soldo Gary Meek Gregg Karukas Joey Navarro Keith Jones Munyungo Jackson Land Richards Rayford Griffin Raymond Jones Renato Neto Tony Shogren Vince Morris Enjoy !!