Mike Nugent has been a free-lance guitarist/bass player, performer and teacher for 40 years. Mike studied with renowned guitarist Howard Morgan for many years and currently studies with bassist John Ray. Mike is the founding member of the band Cadillac Moon, a top local band from 1995-2008.
Mike has taught privately, in stores and at summer programs for many years. Mr.Nugent specializes in rock, blues, pop and country. As a teacher, Mike combines learning technique with basic musical skills such as reading music and playing different genres and styles.
As a guitarist and bassist, Mike has performed with bands and artists such as Cadillac Moon, Nancy Siriani, The Shiekhs, The Bud Moffet Band and Ed Travers Band. Mike has performed at many prestigious venues such as The Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, Tennessee, The Lone Star Cafe in Manhattan and The South by South West music conference in Austin, Texas.