Mike Lang

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Musician, Songwriter-Composer

Mike Lang is the well-respected keyboardist who can be heard on over 2,000 movie scores and countless studio recordings over his long and successful career.  He has worked with composers such as John Williams, Henry Mancini and Jerry Goldsmith to jazz and pop performers such as Ella Fitzgerald and Frank Zappa.  Interestingly enough, Mike was there in the studios when the boom of electronic instruments hit the market.  He was asked to play the latest Moog or APR products and remembers with a smile the first time he played a Yamaha DX7 in the early days of MIDI.  Mike is also a noted songwriter and composer and a welcomed sight at any NAMM Show!