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Mick Mahan

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Mick is well known for his versatility in many styles of music, from jazz, blues and rock to funk, fusion and more. His reputation as an impressive groove player, in combination with a strong work ethic and well balanced professionalism, make him a highly respected artist in the music industry. He is best known for providing a rock solid foundation with the legendary vocalist, Pat Benatar, for more than 20 years.

Since 1994 Mick has been playing, touring and recording with Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo and appears on the her last six albums and numerous videos. Mick has also had the distinct experience of working in an arranger capacity with Prince on “Under the Cherry Moon” and Bobby Caldwell. His touring/recording credits include: founding member of Danny Seraphine’s band CTA (California Transit Authority), Phillip Bailey, David Foster, Sheryl Crow, Martina McBride, Alan Parsons, Keith Emerson(Boys Club), Glenn Hughes, Marc Bonilla and The Dragonchoir, Steve Miller, Sophie B. Hawkins, Steve Lukather, Montrose, Toni Childs, The Dixie Chicks, Ambrosia, Brian Auger, Barry Manilow, Don Felder, Alice Cooper, Jon Anderson, Dwight Yoachum, Moon Zappa, Henry Mancini, Connie Stevens, Keely Smith, Jack Jones, Lisa Hartman-Black, Linda Hopkins, Mighty Mo Rodgers, Rick Springfield, Official bassist of the Woodland Hills Drum Club, Jack Tempchin, The Rockers Collective, Tin Drum, The 5th Dimension, Dave Mason and Spencer Davis!

Specializations

Bass Instruction, Music Theory, Composition, Arranging, Songwriting, Sight-reading

Certifications

BS of Education Kent State University, Associates Degree Grove School of Music Composition and Arranging

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