Michael McSweeney is a freelance performer, band leader, educator, and arts administrator/entrepreneur based in the Chicago area. He has performed in various areas of the United States as well as in Ghana, Trinidad, Colombia, and Bali with a wide variety of experience including but not limited to Rock, Salsa (and many other derivatives of Afro-Cuban popular music), Pop, Classic and Modern Musicals, Calypso, World Fusion, Jazz, Classical and Modern Orchestral Music, and more. In addition to live performance, Michael has spent time in recording studios working on his own projects, such as that with his band Salsa del Norte and as a session musician. He is actively seeking more performance and recording opportunities and loves collaborating with others, so please contact him if you are interested in working with him in any capacity!

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