Mike Null is a commodity whose stock is rising. A bluesman by trade, Mike’s intricate and tasteful licks flow effortlessly through the Velveteen Playboys musical landscape. This laid back Californian oozes with talent and taste and provides the essential seasoning that gives each song it’s own flavor, signature and space. Whether he is laying out a line, snapping out a rhythm or cranking out a solo, Mike is a craftsman with his instrument, whose name should be mentioned along with the great, young guitarists of this generation. He glides along the fret board with a deft dexterity of heart and soul. Mike Null is a shining guitar star in the Velveteen Playboy universe whose skills are ready to explode to the level of supernova.
Birthplace: San Francisco, CA
Influences: Stevie Ray Vaughan, B. B. King, David Gilmour, Andres Segovia, George Benson
Favorite drink: Gin and Tonic
Favorite place to play music: Shanghai
Favorite article of clothing: Nothing like a great pair of jeans.
Last book read: Walden (Thoreau)
Passion: The Blues, The Funk, The Soul, The Rock