Mike Bono is a guitarist currently living in NYC, where he is playing, teaching, composing, and recording. He holds a degree from Berklee College of Music, where he was the first guitarist in the schools renowned history to receive a Presidential Scholarship. He has performed at venues in the city such as Carnegie Hall, Town Hall Theater, Birdland, The Blue Note, and many other clubs around town. Aside from playing in New York, Mike has played at several clubs and festivals throughout Europe and Africa. Over the last few years, Mike has had several opportunities to play or record with artists like Erykah Badu, Chris Cheek, Andra Day, Dayna Stephens, Julian Lage, Rich Perry, Natalie Cressman, and Michael Blume, amongst many others. Has several albums of his own original music, with a new one on the way for spring 2024 on the La Reserve label. Mike currently plays guitar for the hit broadway show &Juliet. He has subbed at several other broadway shows such as Dear Evan Hansen, Frozen, Moulin Rouge, and many others.
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