Mike Hamilton • Vocals, Steel - Nylon - 6 and 12 String Acoustic and Electric Guitars, Bass Guitar,
Mandolin, Piano, Keyboard Synthesizers, Guitar Synth, Keyboard Bass Pedals, Drums, Hand Percussion
Lori Chapel • Vocals on 'Cosmic Vibe Express'
Jon Clarke • Soprano Sax and English Horn on 'Man Akin'
Frank Cotinola • Drums on 'Bee Leaf Systems' and 'Traveling Song'
Alan Deremo • Bass Guitar on 'Blues To You Baby'
George Hawkins • Bass Guitar on 'Man Akin'
Tris Imboden • Drums on 'Liv The Dig', 'Blues To You Baby' and 'Man Akin'
Brian Mann • Acoustic Piano, Fender Rhodes, Minimoog, and Oberheim Synthesizer on 'Man Akin'
Steve Wood • Hammond B3 on 'Bee Leaf Systems'
Produced, Engineered, and Mixed by Mike Hamilton at Bee Leaf Systems Music Laguna Beach, CA www.mikehamiltonmusic.com • Co-produced by Virgil Gentile
Mastered by Steve Wood at Benaji Studio Laguna Beach, CA • www.stevewoodmusic.com
Mike Hamilton (sometimes listed as Michael Hamilton) is a guitarist, vocalist, songwriter/composer
He has performed, toured, and/or recorded with Stevie Nicks, Sting, Michael McDonald, Bette Midler, Michael Steele,
Jay Ferguson, Jack Tempchin, Andrej Sifrer, Peter Kater, Max Bennett, Jennifer Warnes, Steve Wood, Phil Marshall,
Mario Frangoulis, Neil Larsen, Mick Fleetwood, Jesse Colin Young, Gary Wright, Daniel May, Bob Stewart, Eric Drew Feldman, Rob Laufer and Pure Prairie League - with whom he performed several of his own original songs.
Mike also toured internationally as a member of the Kenny Loggins Band, recording lead guitar solos, background vocals and rhythm guitar parts on seven of Ken’s gold and platinum Sony/Columbia Albums: “Nightwatch”(which included the hit 'Whenever I Call You Friend' with Stevie Nicks), “Keep The Fire” ('This Is It' with Michael McDonald), “Alive”,”Caddyshack”('I’m Alright), ”High Adventure”('Don’t Fight It' with Steve Perry and Neil Giraldo on which Mike played the Bass Guitar and 'Heart To Heart'), “The Essential Kenny Loggins”, and “Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow - The Greatest Hits of Kenny Loggins”
His Guitar work can also be heard on such movie scores as “Endless Summer II” (film score by Phil Marshall),
“Dolphins” (film score by Steve Wood and Sting) and “Johnny Tsunami” (Phil Marshall)
as well as numerous radio & TV commercials. In 2008, he recorded guitar tracks with Steve Wood for the
Steve Wood/Dave Matthews Band collaboration movie score and CD, “Grand Canyon Adventure -
River At Risk” (a MacGillivray Freeman IMax film).
As a solo performer , Mike plays his music consistently throughout the Southern California nightclub scene and has opened concerts for Spyro Gyra, Jerry Jeff Walker, Asleep at the Wheel, Mick Fleetwood’s Zoo, and others.
He has released 4 solo albums; “Songs And Sounds The Same”, “Anthology”, “Liv The Dig” and
"Impianoprov In Folktrancea".