Michael Landau

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Michael Landau, 2008

Michael Landau (1 June 1958, Los Angeles) is a prolific session musician and guitarist who has played on a large number of albums since the early 1980s with artists as varied as Joni Mitchell, Seal, Michael Jackson, James Taylor, Helen Watson, Richard Marx, Steve Perry, Pink Floyd[1] and Miles Davis. Landau, along with fellow session guitarists Dean Parks, Steve Lukather and Dann Huff, played on many of the major label releases recorded in Los Angeles from the 1980s-1990s.

In addition to his session work, Landau has also fronted several bands including Raging Honkies and Burning Water. In the early 1980s, he was also in the band Maxus that featured future Los Angeles session musicians Robbie Buchanan, Jay Gruska, and Doane Perry.

His brother Teddy Landau is married to pop singer Michelle Branch.

Discography[edit]

Solo

  • Tales from the Bulge (1990)
  • The Star Spangled Banner (2001)
  • Michael Landau Live 2000 (2001)
  • The Michael Landau Group-Live (2006)
  • Organic Instrumentals (2012)

With Renegade Creation

  • Renegade Creation (2010)
  • Bullet (2012)

With Hazey Jane

  • Holy Ghost (2009)

With Stolen Fish

  • Give Me A Ride (1999)
  • Like I Said (2001)

With The Raging Honkies

  • We Are The Best Band (1994)
  • Boner (1996)

With Burning Water

  • Burning Water (1991)
  • Mood Elevator (1992)
  • Live And Lit (1993)
  • Abbandonato (1994)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Inside the Mind of Pink Floyd: David Gilmour". Guitar. September 1995. Retrieved 2010-07-29. 

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