Michael was born in Athens. He was a student of Giotis kiourtzoglou, George Fakanas and Anthony Jackson. He has participated in clinics from Tom kenedy, Victor Wooten, Mike Stern to Billy Sheehan and many more.
He has collaborated with Yiannis Papadopoulos, Alex Foster, Brice Wassy, Tony Royster Jr, Gergo Borlai, Virgil Donati, Ralf Gottlieb, Chad Lefkowitz-Brown, MILO Z, Bodek Janke, Kristian Randalu, George Kollias, Derek Roddy. He has toured all over Greece, played for most of the theaters in the country, participated in big musicals and experimental theatrical performances. He has toured in the U.S. (New York, Chicago, Atlantic City and Boston); In Europe Italy (Trieste , Venice, Florence), UK (Liverpool, London, Briton, Nottingham, Cardiff), Belgium (Brussels), Croatia (Zagreb), Austria (Vienna), Germany (Cologne), Istanbul and Cyprus.
He has participated in numerous jazz bands where he has written music for and performed in most of the jazz festivals in Greece.
He has written music for:
John Raptis group - The Circle (2005)
O3 jazz trio - Supercharged (2013)
His personal project Good Demons (2014) and Good Demons II (2020)
Royal Time Machine with George Kollias (drums) and Yiannis Papadopoulos (guitar)
He teaches El. Bass, theory and harmony at Lab Music Education in Athens. He is very active in collaborating with numerous jazz musicians while he also conducts educational seminars.
Michael is endorsed by:
Gamma Guitar Workshop