Mike Errico

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Mike Errico
Birth nameMike Errico
BornNew York City, United States
Occupation(s)Musician, composer, Producer, writer, editor, music supervisor
Instrument(s)Vocals, Guitar, Keyboards, Bass, Tongue Drum
Years active1997–present
LabelsTallboy 7
WebsiteMike Errico official site

Mike Errico is an American singer-songwriter, producer, author, professor, and journalist.


Errico worked as Senior Online Editor for Blender magazine from 2006 to 2008.

Since 2013, Errico has taught songwriting and music business at universities including Yale, Wesleyan, The New School, and NYU's Clive Davis Institute of Recorded Music, where he was nominated for the David Payne-Carter Award for Excellence in Teaching (2019).[citation needed] Errico's opinions and insights have appeared in publications including The New York Times, CNN, The Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, The UK Independent, and The Observer.[citation needed]

Errico has toured internationally, playing major music festivals and sharing stages with artists including Raul Midón, Bob Weir, Amos Lee, Derek Trucks, Jonatha Brooke, Ben Folds, and Dan Wilson.[citation needed]

Errico has written TV theme songs including VH1's hit series Pop Up Video. He formed Tallboy 7, Inc., a company that provides a home for his creative work. In 2021, Errico published the book Music, Lyrics, and Life: A Field Guide for the Advancing Songwriter.


Music, Lyrics, and Life: A Field Guide for the Advancing Songwriter (2021[1])


Minor Fits (2017)
Wander Away (2011)
Songs from Lift (2010)
All In (2007)
Skimming (2004)
Tonight I Drink You All (2001)
Pictures of the Big Vacation (1999)
Bite Size (1997)


  1. ^ "Music, Lyrics, and Life: A book by Mike Errico". March 29, 2021.