A new EP "Moonlight & Mystery" is in the works and set for release in 2024. The EP will consist of easy listening, smooth jazz, neo classical, and will feature lots of guitar and keyboard solos.
New film and television projects have been added to the video page. Among the new projects include the trailer to the movie "Zorro", an opening film to Michael Jackson's "Thriller Live Concert film, animated film "The Doll House" and several more....
A new compilation album "Music of Horror, Mystery & Suspense" has been released and features tracks from some of Michael's film scores in these genres.
Michael wins all 4 of his nominations in the 2020 IMC Music Awards. Michael has been presented with the following awards:
Best Easy Listening Song - Remembering You
Best Soundtrack Artist
Best Soundtrack Song - Ghosts In The Twilight
Best World Music Song - Moon Over Kilimanjaro
Excited to announce that Michael has received 3 RMA AWARDS (Radio Music Awards) for "Best Instrumental Song" for Alley Cat from Michael's album Music Box, "Best Easy Listening Song" for Winter's End from the album Music Box and "Best World Music Song" for Reggae Island from Michael's compilation album Film & Media Music Vol. 1.
Thanks to the RMA Award judges and everyone involved in honoring my music for these awards wins. I'm grateful for your support. Michael
A Moment In Time reaches the Number One spot on the N1M Instrumental chart!!
Lots of thanks and gratitude for my win for the 2019 IMC Award for "Best Male Easy Listening Artist". The ceremony was held at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles and I was fortunate to be in the company of so many kind and amazing artists. Michael
Michael's comedy piece “Silly Comedy” has been licensed for use in the new animated series “Tales From The Tour Bus” created by Mike Judge (“King Of The Hill”, "Beavis and Butt-Head," "Silicon Valley"). on Cinemax. I'm honored to have my music included in Mike's new show. Michael
Michael's orchestral / comedy piece "Elfie Elfie Irvin" has been licensed for use in the new Nickolodeon TV Series "Zoofari".
Michael has completed composing a score for a six-part supernatural mystery series podcast called “Blind Psychosis” created by Ray Griggs and produced by his banner RG Entertainment. Illustrations are by Peter Jackson's company Weta Workshop. The show has an all star cast that includes:
Lesley Ann Warren - "Clue", “Victor / Victoria”, “Cinderella” (Golden Globe Winner, Academy Award Nominee)
Tony Hale - "Veep" (Emmy Award Winner)
Camilla Luddington - "Greys Anatomy"
Missi Pyle - "Dodgeball" / "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory"
John O'Hurley - "Seinfeld" / “X Files”
Yvette Nicole Brown - "Community"
Christopher McDonald - "Happy Gilmore" / “The Good Wife” / “Batman Beyond” / “The Perfect Storm”.
Curtis Armstrong - "Revenge of the Nerds" / “MacGyver” / "Risky Business"
Diedrich Bader – “Big Hero 6” / “The Beverly Hillbillies” / "American Housewife"
In addition to composing the underscore, Michael's composition "Ghosts In The Twilight" is being used as the opening theme.
Michael's children's media composition, "Tots And Toddlers", has been licensed for use in an educational animated series for children called "Torah Town". Available for streaming on the web.
Michael has reached the Number One position on the N1M Jazz chart and Reverb Nation's Instrumental chart !!
Michael's horror / mystery composition "Haunted Manor" has been licensed for use in a new horror film called "Dance Of The Undead" produced by Darkest Hour Films.
Michael's horror / mystery composition "Ghosts In The Twilight" has been licensed for use as an opening theme to a new web TV series drama called "Twisted". The show is shot in India and produced by acclaimed Indian film maker Vikram Bhatt.
A new compilation album titled, "Music Made For Horror" featuring some of Michae's horror, mystery and suspense compositions has been released on the Chaos Music label.
Michael's latest compilation album "Film & Media Music Vol. 1" has been released!! The album is a collection of tracks from some of his film and television scores and is available now on this website. Order a CD, Album Download or pick and choose individual tracks from the Store page! The album is also available on all major online retail stores including iTunes, Amazon, CD Baby, Rhapsody etc....
"When The Moon Beckons" from the album "Music Box" has reached the "Number One" position on the N1M Jazz Charts and the Number One position on Reverb Nation's Instrumental chart !!
"Old Time Piano", a ragtime piece from my album "Film & Media Music Vol. 1" has been licensed for use as a theme for a Television show in Russia.
"Funny Walk" from my album "Film & Media Music Vol. 1" has been licensed for use in a Television Commercial in Romania.
"When The Moon Beckons" is the Winner of Radio Airplay's Spring Song Contest!!
Michael has finished work on the score for the movie, "Apparition". A faith-based supernatural thriller produced by Leesley films.
Michael's popular holiday-themed orchestral composition "Moonlight Sleighride" is included on a new Christmas compilation album by Scholastic Books as well as the compilation album "Santa Claus Is Coming Soon". Available on iTunes.
Michael's epic Orchestral / Rock composition "Dark Earth" has been released on the compilation album "Best Of Art Rock Vol 3". Available on iTunes.
Much of Michael's catalog has been released on over 50 new compilation albums available on Rhapsody and iTunes including the digital album "The Best Of Halloween Music & Soundtracks" also featuring Mike Oldfield!! I'm honored to be on an album with one of my favorite artists. Michael
A new compilation album titled "Indie Cinematic Music Vol 1." featuring 16 tracks from some of Michael's film scores has been released under the Chaos Music label! Currently available on iTunes.
The movie "The Coven" featuring Michael's original score is released and currently playing in theaters throughout Europe!! The DVD is available on Amazon at: