Michael Ward with Dogs and Fishes

Michael Ward with Dogs and Fishes


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Michael Ward is a singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, producer and owner of renowned Hyde Street Studios, living and working in the San Francisco Bay area since 1967. He has fronted many bands in that time which have been built around his unique singing, composition, and lyrical approach. The music blends elements of R&B, Country, Folk and World Beat, emphasizing the distinctive narrative voice of the lyrics and supported by the rich instrumental interplay among the stellar line up of musicians , some of whom have been with the band for close to twenty years. A deep familiarity with the material, and a fluid approach to the arrangements offer rich opportunities for improvisation and interplay while faithfully presenting the songs.