About Mike Torres
Michael J. Torres, aka Mike Torres guitarist/vocalist, producer, composer, educator
New York born guitarist MIKE TORRES played his first gig in the Bronx at the age of 15 and has not slowed since.
A longtime musician active in the New York and NJ blues scene, he’s performed in NYC since the Manny’s Carwash days; and has had opportunities to be on stage with some of the legends of the business: Bill Doggett, Hubert Sumlin and Melvin Sparks to name a few.
“ TORRES is a superb guitarist , his solos wiry and dynamic, and he’s a singer who knows how to reach the people.”
Michael Lydon (a founding member of Rolling Stone Magazine ) 9/12/04
“My thought was that it might be interesting to play examples of the writing and playing that started my life as a guitarist and continue to influence me to this day, I think the intimacy of this venue will enhance the personal connection I have with what we hear and perform”
Mike Torres is a guitarist comfortable with many style of music; years of studio work in NYC have left their mark.
Mike will perform material from different genres and original compositions, all ranging from blues to reggae, jazz to Latin; spanning several generations of music.
“I am blessed that I still love what I do, this adventure with guitars keeps me young and waiting for the next performance”
-Thanks for listening-