Oral History Information
Job TitleMusician, Keyboardist
Mike Finnigan was a leading Hammond B3 performer who recorded with many of the top performers in pop, rock, and jazz for nearly 60 years, although his soul had always been rooted in rhythm and blues. In the late 60s, he recorded with Jimi Hendrix and Joe Cocker. Up until the 2020s he toured and recorded with Bonnie Raitt, Taj Mahal and Tower of Power. In 2017, Mike became an official endorsee of Hammond-Suzuki, promoting the latest model of the B3, which Mike began playing as a teenager.