Michael Pennick - Bass Guitar, Producer, Vocals
Michael began his musical career and skills playing bass guitar in WNY night clubs. He is a member of Three 2 Go Music production team. His music credits include writing, production and vocals of LPs & CDs for multiple artists on the Three 2 Go Music record label. Experiencing success with “The Exoutic Touch,” a full length LP considered to be a rare soul collectable, and the song “Spring Time Love,” which was released as a single and charted at # 2 regionally, "Here We Go Again", "Let's Make Love" and more. Michael performed as bassist and background vocalist for The Exoutics, who were inducted into the Buffalo Music Hall of Fame, class of 2011. He was awarded top R&B bass guitarist by the Buffalo Music Awards for two consecutive years.
As a writer and producer, Michael takes full advantage of the relationship between music and technology. He attended the MIDEM music conference in Cannes, France, International Association for Music and Medicine (IAMM) conference, and South by Southwest (SXSW), a music conference focused on new technology. He is currently lead bassist on “Miked Up,” a CD project with jazz band E-Life 7, The album applies his funk, jazz and R&B experiences to create a unique blend of jazz bass with an R&B feel on the project. He is currently co-producing "Day Dreamin" the debut CD by newcomer Omeri Monroe III.
Michael is an active supporter of Western New York community-based music events including: The Queen City Jazz Festival and The Queen City Funk Festival. In addition to supporting community related music events he has utilized his musical ability to support charitable organizations such as Sickle Cell Disease Association, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and the Muscular Dystrophy Association.