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Michael LaMacchia was born in Kenosha Wisconsin, he moved to San Francisco at 18 and began his musical career. A gifted guitarist and prolific composer, there is always a buzz in Michael’s music with a feeling of freshness and passion. Bridging musical worlds together, Michael creates a sound that is personal and unique - drawing from experiences of Jazz, Brazilian, African, Latin, Classical and Pop.
Michael has played with many of the Bay Area's/Worlds finest musicians, Bob Weir (Grateful Dead), Alan Hall, Scott Amendola, Paul Van Wagenigen, Jim Ogios (Cheryl Crow, Counting Crows), Deszon Claiborne, Bill Kruetzman (Grateful Dead) Todd Sickafoose (Ani Difranco), Derek Jones, Dan Fieszli, Sam Bevan, Dann Zinn, Matt Renzi, Ken Cook, Jon Arkin, Mark Bernfield, Rob Fordyce, Matt Heulitt, Andy Stohler (Tracey Chapman), Kim Nalley, Jim Bove, Sandy Griffith, Narda Michael Walden, Raz Kennedy, James Bove, James Moseley, Neils Myrner, Alex Aspinal, Edo Castro, Lynn Asher.