Mike Hamnett

Biographical Info

Mike HAMNETT is a graduate of the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester.UK,Mike’s career has covered pretty much every musical base possible,from world premieres of several concerti,most notably Paul Mitchell-Diavidson’s “Aficana” broadcast on national television,to free-wheeling jazz and salsa,via many West End shows (Pirates of Penzance mallets chair,Lion King African and mallets,and assistant conductor,amongst others) and contemporary and orchestral concerts and recordings with the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra,BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra,Halle Orchestra and the Manchester Camerata. Currently working on Disney’s production of the Lion King in London,future plans include recording a new album of original compositions with his new group “Project One”,and an ongoing collaboration with the violinist Susanna Jordan. Mike can be contacted at:mikeymd@btinternet.com (Added 2002.8.31)

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