Hailing from England, Mike toured Europe and the Far East and lived in Hong Kong for 4 years before finally settling into his adopted home, San Francisco in 1977.
Well known in his role as musical director to acclaimed vocalist Wesla Whitfield with whom he has recorded twenty albums, Mike is also resident piano player on Sedge Thomson’s weekly Public Radio show to the world, West Coast Live. Mike can also be caught playing jazz with his trio in many a Bay Area saloon and jazz club.
As an arranger Mike, in addition to his work with Wesla, has had the opportunity to write for big bands and symphony orchestras including the Boston Pops and the San Francisco Symphony.
Mike has also had the pleasure of accompanying such diverse talents as Rita Moreno, Margaret Whiting, Broadway stars Lillias White and Franc D’Ambrosio and jazz singers Madeline Eastman, Ann Hampton Callaway and Opie Bellas.
Mike’s latest CD, The Mike Greensill Trio Live at the Plush Room is available on-line at CD Baby and Amazon.com.
Mike makes his debut appearance for the Sacramento Jazz Coop, playing Straight from the Hip, featuring also Dave Frishberg and Mose Allison.