Over the last thirty years Mike Freedman’s guitar playing has been heard in a wide range of playing genres and styles. From jazz and blues to R and B and pop, as well as Latin and classical, Mike brings a lyrical touch to his playing that has put him much in demand. A graduate of Berklee College Of Music, Mike has toured, performed , recorded and co-written extensively with other performers including; Tia Brazda, The Willows, Steven Taetz, Denielle Bassels, Barbra Lica, Sandra Bouza and many more. As a co-writer and performer Mike has performed hundreds of gigs, locally and on world stages including; Montreaux Jazz Festival, Montreal Jazz Festival, Rochester Jazz Festival and The TD Jazz Festival to name a few. As a composer, Mike has written the film score to several feature films (see IMDB)and received nominations for his scores from various film festivals. Mike's has a total of 5 CD's out of original music out, music which continue to be heard internationally in film, TV and radio.
Mike Freedman's latest CD entitled "Into The Daybreak" features 9 of Mike’s original tunes which blend his love of many different styles of music, with a focus on jazz. This album is Mike’s debut as an instrumental jazz guitarist and was released to critical acclaim, reaching #1 on the CFUV jazz radio charts and charting on many others, including 12 weeks on the Jazz Weekly charts. The album was included in top 25 releases by Jazz.FM and also placed 3rd in the One World Music Radio awards for jazz releases for 2021. Mike is in the process of writing music for his follow up instrumental jazz album and continues to perform and record with many other artists.