BAND MEMBERS

THE CURRENT LIVE-SHOW LINE-UP:

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Alana Orr - Bass, Vocals

Michael Schirmer - Keyboards

Michael Bernier - Drums 

with special guests

 

 

 

MICHAEL SCHIRMER - KEYBOARDS

Michael Schirmer has traversed the globe on tour with Mercury Rev (Virgin Records) playing keyboards for audiences of thousands at The Reading, Leeds, Montreaux, Jazz and Guilford Festivals. He has played at such venues as Royal Albert Hall, The Moore Theater, Shepard's Bush, The Commodore Troubadour, 9:30 Club, Phoenix, Riviera, Irving Plaza and Filmore West.

In addition to spending two years on the road with The Rev, Schirmer has toured with Ani DeFranco and Sara Lee and shared the bill with groups like Oasis, Green Day, Alicia Keys and Wilco. He has appeared on numerous television broadcasts including Late Night With Conan O'Brian, The Late Late Show With Craig Kilborn, BBC1, Later with Jules Holland and MTV.

Mike has also played at Carnegie Hall consistently with InPravda, a classical jazz fusion group consisting of famous Russian opera singer, Olga Dyachkovskaya and violin soloist, Slava Moroz. In this group, he plays the grand piano, Fender Rhodes, and the Nord Electro, and Ensoniq KT88 keyboards.

Michael Schirmer specializes in the Jazz and Classical genres but brings an element of funk reminiscent of Herbie Hancock to Duchess Of Funk.

Left:Michael Schirmer performing at Carnegie Hall - Spring 2007

Below:One of Mike's original songs, entitled To See Me.