Mike Stern

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Birthday
10, 1953
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
10, 1953 (age 66)
Birthplace
Massachusetts

About

Known for his work with both Miles Davis' 1980s band and with the jazz-rock group Blood, Sweat & Tears, this Massachusetts-born musician received Guitar Player's #1 jazz guitarist title in 1993.

Before Fame

After studying at the Berklee College of Music, he began performing with jazz drummer Billy Cobham.

Trivia

He released his first solo album, Upside Downside, in 1986.

Family Life

He married singer and fellow guitarist Leni Stern. The half-brother of actress Kyra Sedgwick, he was born Michael Sedgwick and later adopted his stepfather's surname.

Associated With

His second solo jazz album, Time in Place, featured drummer Peter Erskine.