Michael’s brand new trio album is now available!

Recorded in London in January 2017, ‘Diaspora’ features Michael with London-based US pianist Andrew Oliver and British drummer Nicholas D. Ball. The album is available to purchase and/or download from Bandcamp and CD Baby. Check it out below and then support Michael by buying a copy!


Here’s the debut album of the international band the ‘Vitality Five’, with an all star lineup from three corners of the globe! Michael appears on this album with his London-based friends. Released in 2016.



Released in June 2015, the Hot Jazz Alliance’s album ‘Bandstand Diplomacy’ is now available via Bandcamp:

Check out for one of Michael’s career highlights – recording with the Keith Nichols/Josh Duffee International Jazz Orchestra in 2012.

The album’s also available on iTunes at



Michael also appears on gypsy jazz band Ultrafox’s 2014 album:


This album by the Sweet Lowdowns, a quartet including Michael and three of his longtime friends, won the 2008 Bell Award for Classic Jazz Album of the Year:


And here’s the Sweet Lowdowns’ debut album, now out of print but still available on Bandcamp:

Michael has also recorded with a variety of other groups, including:

  • Black Mountain Jazz Band
  • Eric Holroyd’s Five Pennies
  • Michael McQuaid’s Red Hot Rhythmakers
  • Michael McQuaid’s Late Hour Boys
  • Liam O’Connell’s Good Gosh
  • Allan Browne