Mike Bruno: Drums
Arriving in Chicago in 2003, Mike has played across the country with Spare Parts and drumming has landed him gigs in 4 continents. He recorded and engineered many of the Spare Parts albums and videos you know and love. When he isn't touring or practicing with Spare Parts he teaches percussion, recording engineering, and music business at Harold Washington College and runs Chicago Sound & Backline. He has appeared several times in Modern Drummer Magazine (see article below.) Mike has toured or performed with several notable bands and musicians including Birds Of Chicago, JT & The Clouds, Althea Grace, The Be Good Tanyas, Chad Vangaalen, Elephant Revival, Fareed Haque, Lenny Pickett, Third Coast Percussion Ensemble, Lowdown Brass Band, EGi, Mike Mangione, Daphne Willis, Dylan Doyle, Akasha and many more.