Meet Mike

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Meet Mike, bass player in The Oasis Band. He’s the ultimate left-handed bass player we know.

How long have you been involved in the CAT/FPC? Since we moved to the Lehigh Valley in 1999.

What is your favorite song that you play with the Oasis band? It is too hard to pick just one.

What’s on your play list currently?  I’ve bought CDs or vinyl in the last several months from Esperanza Spalding, Mike Stern, Solomon Burke, Nik Bartsch’s Ronin, meshell ndegeocello, Laura Mvula, ost in the Trees & the Black Keys.

When did you start playing bass?  I got my first bass in 1965 when I was 15 years old.

Who is your favorite bassist(s)?  I have a list of well over 200 bass players that I follow that have influenced my musical development.  The list keeps growing………..

What is your favorite part of the CAT? Being a small part of a dedicated and devoted team committed to bringing our congregation into worship every week.