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Mike Zecchino (pronounced zeh-KEE-no) is a singer, songwriter and musician in Rochester, New York. He soaks up music from songwriters like Lyle Lovett and Randy Newman, Brazilian artists and bands such as Gilberto Gil, Carlinhos Brown and Timbalada, funk, soul, Appalachia, and everything that clunks, hums, groans or chimes.

Mike's been recording and performing slightly bent songs with quirky lyrics, for many moons. His second solo CD, Life in the Funnel, featuring everything from dobro folk to organ funk. He was Chief of The Nail Recording Studio from 1995 to 2012, recording dozens of CDs for artists from Arizona as well as Brazil, Zimbabwe and around the world.

Mike was an assistant director for Batucaxé, a 50-member Afro-Brazilian drum and dance performing group and school in Tucson. Has sung in and directed Catacoustic Groove, bringing streetcorner a cappella to Tucson for over 15 years. And, as a member of ZaBoomBa he helped create interactive drum extravaganzas for 500+ audience members to drum together!

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Life in the Funnel Buy Mike's CD, Life in the Funnel, on Amazon.