Meeting Herbie Hancock in Phoenix: May 1993

Here’s a shot from my photo archives that always brings a smile to my face. I accompanied Phoenix jazz singer Sherry Robertson on The Stick at the wedding of Maria & Luis on May 24, 1993. I did not know that Herbie Hancock would be the Honorary Father of the Bride. You can imagine my… Continue reading

Thank you Palm Springs…

… for inviting me to the Desert Arts Festival on Jan. 18th & 19th. I enjoyed meeting some great artists and I especially enjoyed the incredibly beautiful weather! Happy to report I’ve been asked back next month for 4 more days during the President’s Day weekend from Friday Feb. 14th through Monday Feb. 17th. Hope… Continue reading

New TV show posted on YouTube

There is a fully produced half-hour video of a performance I did that has been posted to YouTube. On the program, I perform 4 originals and 6 covers. The show was taped in Carson City, Nevada during Sept. 2013. I’m told it was in rotation there on a regular basis. I’m pleased with the performance- hope… Continue reading

New album available: music for Relaxation & Healing Arts

         Something new you might enjoy… This is a new album of songs I specifically created for relaxation, meditation, yoga and the healing arts. All songs were recorded this summer in the Lake Tahoe area. Everything was recorded solo on the new Chapman Stick SG-12 instrument without the use of effects, synthesizers, loops… Continue reading

NOW AVAILABLE: Chapman Stick Meets The Beatles- Vol. 2

  My first Beatles CD (Volume One) has been one of my most popular CDs since it’s release in May 2011. I still absolutely love The Beatles and there’s no shortage of great Beatles tunes to reinterpret on The Chapman Stick: so why not? On this new Beatles album, I’ve introduced a lot of new… Continue reading

New Videos on YouTube

Recently I have gone through my personal archives and I’ve found videos I shot while still on Maui that were never posted or shared. Two of them feature songs from my latest CD release “Snap Shots”. The original Chapman Stick composition “Little Miss Laptop” was shot in the living room of my Lahaina apartment on… Continue reading

Now Available: “SNAP SHOTS”

I’m happy to announce that I’ve just released a brand new CD titled “Snap Shots”. This is my 16th release of new music created on The Chapman Stick and I think you’re going to really enjoy this one. In the past I’ve released a lot of relaxing music that some of you have even called… Continue reading

I’m back on the mainland !!

After a grueling, non-stop six year World Tour of Maui it was necessary that I be taken to a private clinic in the bamboo rainforest above Hana where I was treated for the little-known but serious condition known as Hawaiian Tropical Exhaustion Syndrome. During the treatment I learned that yes, it’s true- you can only go snorkeling… Continue reading

Back on the mainland this Summer

  Michael K & The Chapman Stick I’ll be back on the mainland this coming summer performing at some of the great festivals and fairs I used to frequent plus I’ll be spending time up in the Tahoe/Reno region because it always makes me feel good to be up near the lake. My newest CD… Continue reading

Special Christmas CD Sale on both ‘Frosty The Stickman’ & ‘Rainbows’!!

Aloha everyone, Hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday. I always love this time of year because I have sooo much to be thankful for. Enjoying the holidays here in Lahaina is A-O-K by me. We don’t have any snow here on Maui (like Frosty The Stickman does above) but we get by. Imagine surfing in warm… Continue reading