News update: Michael’s most recent scoring work, ‘Dark Angel’, was a 2 part mini-series starring Joanne Froggatt. It was broadcast in the UK on ITV on 31st October and 7th November but you can still watch it on ‘Catch-Up TV’ until the 7th December.

Photograph by Deborah Ripley

About

Michael is an award-winning composer whose credits include performing, writing and producing music for film and TV, as well as working with some of the most excting artists in popular music.

Michael’s film work includes composing original music for Richard Linklater’s movie Me and Orson Welles starring Zac Efron & Claire Danes, the score for indie feature Forget Me Not (Winner of Best Film, London Independent Film Festival) and most recently as a string arranger on Andy Burrows’ score for Ricky Gervais’ feature David Brent: Life on the Road.

Michael has also collaborated on feature film scores with DJ Paul Oakenfold (Nothing Like the Holidays, Vexille) and has worked closely with acclaimed documentary director Gary Johnstone on a number of internationally renowned documentary films such as the 5 part series Alien Deep (NATGeo), docu-drama Einstein’s Big Idea/E=Mc2 (NOVA-PBS/C4) and Battle of Hood and Bismarck (C4).

His music has also been featured in many popular dramas, TV series and title sequences including The Wire, Live From Abbey Road, Waterloo Road and Secrets of the SAS: In their Own Words.

Michael is also building a reputation for himself as a jazz composer, performing his compositions as The Mike McEvoy Band. His album The Long Way Home (2014) received glowing praise and featured a stellar line up of modern British jazz stars including Nigel Hitchcock, Gerard Presencer, Jason Rebello, Ben Castle and James Maddren.

Film & TV

Solo Work

The Long Way Home

An album of new compositions featuring some of UKs finest jazz musicians: Gerard Presencer, Nigel Hitchcock, Ben Castle and Jason Rebello.

Terra Cognita

A reflective journey through sound, Terra Cognita has its roots in world music and jazz, and is a tribute to nature's power and beauty. Visit www.terracognita.co.uk

Night Sea Journey

Michael's debut instrumental album, released originally on All That Records in 1996, now re-mastered and available on Rezzonator Music.

Discography

Contact

Represented by:

Air Edel Associates
18 Rodmarton Street
London, W1U 8BJ
+44 (0) 207 486 6466
www.air-edel.co.uk

FILM & TV:
Maggie Rodford
maggie.rodford@air-edel.co.uk

Laura Nakhla
laura.nakhla@air-edel.co.uk

COMMERCIALS AND GAMES:
Trevor Best

Mike plays Nord keyboards

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