Michael presently plays keyboards and sings background vocals with the multi-platinum selling, legendary rock band Foreigner. Michael began piano studies at age 9. Growing up he was exposed to a wide range of artists including Stevie Wonder, Paul Simon, Boston, Mozart, The Who, and jazz pianist Oscar Peterson. This diverse palette of influences would serve as the foundation for his extreme musical versatility. After graduating from Berklee College of Music, Michael made his way out to Los Angeles where he has played with Boz Scaggs, Stevie Nicks, Burt Bacharach, Enrique Iglesias, the Dancing With The Stars tour, Roger Hodgson of Supertramp, Anastacia, Shelby Lynne, and with the house band on Jimmy Kimmel Live.