Mike Davis – Flute, Sax, Vocal
Mike’s trio has become one of Northern Michigan’s favorite wedding bands, performing regularly on Mackinac Island, Bay Harbor, Petoskey, the Homestead Resort and all around the Traverse City area. Mike has a B.S. in music from Ball State University. Besides performing professionally on saxophone and flute with his music trio for many years, he is also an outstanding vocalist who can perform in many styles from classical to jazz and pop. Mike is the founder of the Northwestern College Jazz Ensemble where he has also taught Jazz History, Jazz Improvisation, private woodwind instruction. Mike is also the woodwind instructor at Marshall Music in Traverse City.
Steve Stargardt - Piano
Steve graduated from the Cincinnati College Conservatory of Music with B.S and B.M in music performance. Steve has played music with Mike for over 30 years, playing in Detroit and all around Northern Michigan. He is also highly in demand as one of Michigan’s most outstanding jazz pianist. Steve has performed with other Traverse City area musicians such as Claudia Schmidt, Don Julin, Bill Sears and Laurie Sears. He has performed at numerous jazz festivals and often presents clinics for school jazz programs. In addition to performing, Steve is a talented arranger and music teacher.
Andy Evans – Cello/Bass
Andy graduated from Michigan State University with a B.A. in Music and a M.A. in Educational Technology. He played as a freelance artist in Nashville, TN for eight years. While in Nashville Andy performed with numerous groups including: The 5th Dimension, Gary U.S. Bonds, Cachao, Al Delory and Salsa en Nashville. Besides being the regular bassist for the Mike Davis Trio, Andy performs regularly with many of Traverse City’s top musicians in many diverse musical settings. In addition to performing, Andy was orchestra director in Metro Nashville Public Schools and currently is choir director with the Kingsley Public Schools.
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The Mike Davis Trio is a professional wedding band that performs music for wedding ceremonies and music for wedding receptions all around Northern Michigan including the the following Michigan cities: Traverse City, Charlevoix, Petoskey, Mackinac Island, Leland, Glen Arbor, Lake Leelanau, Suttons Bay, Omena, Northport, Frankfort, Beulah, Old Mission Pennisula, Acme, Elk Rapids, Grand Traverse County, Alden, Bellaire, Mancelona. The Mike Davis Trio has performed for weddings at the following establishments: Grand Traverse Resort and Golf Club, Black Star Farms, Traverse City Country Club, Traverse City Holiday Inn, Ciconne Vineyard, Inn at Stonecliffe, Harbour View Inn, Mission Point Resort, Island House Hotel, Inn at Bay Harbor, Castle Farms, Homestead Resort, Stafford's Perry Hotel, Park Place Hotel, The Willowbrook Mill, Crooked Creek Ranch, Hagerty Center, Shanty Creek Resort