Michael began his professional career in the Toronto Music Scene in 1971. Through the years he has performed with such legendary artists as Etta James, Martha Reeves, Ben E. King, John Baldry and Dusty Springfield. Michael has recorded and toured extensivley around the world with Bruce Cockburn and Mary Margaret O'Hara. He is an accomplished Jazz drummer and has played with, among others, Holly Cole and Moe Koffman. A favourite of other drummers, Michael is the master of the groove and has performed his unique shuffle on countless pop, rock and blues recording sessions featuring such artists as Alannah Myles, Marc Jordan and Martha and the Muffins.