Mike has been Musical Director and keyboard player for Gorillaz since 2000. In 2010 he took part in the Gorillaz world tour with its ground-breaking performances in Syria and Lebanon.
Mike worked in collaboration with exiled conductor and leader, Essam Rafea. The project was produced by Africa Express and featured Damon Albarn, Paul Weller, Julia Holter amongst others. The live shows included Festival Hall London and the Pyramid Stage at Glastonbury Festival.