Michael Cirincione, known to his peers as Michael Ciro, has been a stable force in the music business for more than 25 years. Born in New York, at a young age he gravitated towards the guitar. Eventually he would go on to study jazz and composition at Bridgeport University.
As a producer & songwriter, Ciro has worked with the top talents in the industry. His resume reads like a “Who’s Who” list amongst the industries top talent, working with the likes of Mariah Carey, Luther Vandross, The Notorious B.I.G., Alicia Keys, Alejandro Sanz, Janet Jackson, Ricky Martin, Raheem DeVaughn, Jill Scott and the Spice Girls- to name a few.
Not limited to the studio, Ciro has performed with many artists as well. Names include Toni Braxton, Stevie Wonder, Michael McDonald, Stanley Clarke, George Duke, Lenny White, John Legend, Force MDs, David Sanborn, Freddie Jackson, Bobby Brown, Patti Labelle, Little Richard, David Bowie, Chaka Khan, Gladys Knight, Patti Austin, Destinys Child and Jody Watley- to name a few.
Currently Michael serves as the Musical Director and lead guitarist for 17 time Grammy Award winning recording artist Alejandro Sanz.