Musical Director

I am the musical director, principal arranger and manager of Down for the Count – a jazz, swing and soul band who have performed at thousands of events since I formed the band in 2005.

Our current focus is on our 30-piece Orchestra – a stunning big band with strings evoking the sounds of Capital Studios in the 1950s. Here’s what we sound like…

The Down for the Count Orchestra performing Mike’s transcription of I’ve Got You Under My Skin, originally arranged by Nelson Riddle for Frank Sinatra.

Read more about my musical direction work