Mike Milligan Group

Jim Lewis- Trumpet

David Braid- Piano

Mike Milligan- Bass

Nick Fraser- Drums

Mike Milligan is a prominent local bassist who performs with many of Toronto’s finest musicians. He has performed with such internationally recognized musicians as David Liebman, Chet Baker, Ritchie Beirach, Billy Kilson, Adam Nussbaum, David Binney, Don Thompson, Claude Ranger, Holly Cole and Sonny Greenwich. As part of the house band at the Ottawa Jazz Festival in 2005 and 2006, Mike performed with Joshua Redman, Donny McCaslin and Jeff Ballard. He has toured extensively throughout Canada and Europe with the ‘Shuffle Demons’. With the trio ‘Life on Mars’, he won first prize at an international competition at the renowned Vienne (France) Jazz Festival. In 1997, he recorded his solo bass CD ‘Solo Flights’, which has been well received by jazz fans and critics alike.