Michael Bond is originally from Princeton, NJ. He is a recent graduate of Rutgers University in both Music Education and Jazz Studies. He has studied with artists, Stanley Cowell, Jim Ridl, and Mike LeDonne. Michael has had the privilege of sharing the stage with many notable artists including: the Captain Black Big Band,Conrad Herwig, Todd Bashore, Lee Hogans, Joe Ford, Stafford Hunter, Tim Warfield, Curtis Lundy, Duane Eubanks and many others. Michael works at Smalls Jazz Club as the adminstrative assistant to club owner, Spike Wilner. He currently lives in East Harlem, NYC.