Mike Breen And The Big Dream

Mike Breen And The Big Dream

 Phoenix, Arizona, USA
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Mike is a great solo artist who sings and plays acoustic guitar and harmonica as well as having a wonderful band that can play an original show drawing from material from his 5 Cds.

Biography

Currently booking solo and band performances promoting his new CD Mike Breen And The Big Dream "All Night Long."

Mike released 2 Cds in the nineties to critical acclaim (favorable reviews in "Dirty Linen," "Sing Out" and several other national publications) and started to have other artists record his songs which eventually led to a passion for recording. Also, during this period of time Mike got his first b bender telecaster which would eventually lead him to write and record a ground breaking CD called "Mescal Mary and Other B Bender Guitar Instrumentals" and received notable reviews in many national publications including "20th Century Guitar." Since then, Mike has two more CDs including "Apartment Living" and "All Night Long" on his own label Basilbone Records.

Currently, you can find Mike contributing to other projects including "Spirit Cave" with his son, Ryan, Mike Bell, Lawrence Hearn and Dave Marquez as well as a brand new band with Doug Haywood and Mickey McGee. Mike also continues to record and produce his own and other artists' music most recently working on Jessi Colter's "Out of the Ashes" (for which he was favorably reviewed in "Mix" magazine as an engineer) as well as composing and recording music for television and movies including the made for TV special "Walker, Texas Ranger - Trial by Fire," Discovery Channel's "Sucking Amps," A&E Biographies on Bruce Willis, Halle Berry, Will Smith, Cuba Gooding Jr, Kevin Costner, Kevin Kline, Leonardo Di Caprio, Owen Wilson and the soon to be airing on Public Television "Lassie's Pet Vet," NBC's "America's Got Talent," TLC's "Property Ladder," "My First Home," The Discovery Channel's "Clinically Wild - Alaska," "ABC's Dance War: Bruno vs. Carrie Ann," "American Idol Rewind," "Wedding Central," "Farmer Wants A Wife" on the CW network, "Can You Duet" on CMT, "Clean House" on the Style Network, "Losing It, Tales From Fat Camp" and "The Osbornes Reloaded."

Discography

1993 "Just Like Me" (cassette release) Basilbone Records
1996 "No Excuses" Basilbone Records
2000 "Past Lives" Basilbone Records
2004 "Mescal Mary and Other Songs for the B Bender Guitar"
Basilbone Records
2008 "Apartment Living" Basilbone Records
2010 "Big Big Dream" Single on Basilbone Records
2012 "Mike Breen And The Big Dream - All Night Long" Basilbone Records

Set List

Solo Singer Songwriter Show (acoustic guitar, slide guitar, harmonica and vocals) or with my band - The Big Dream.

1. Good Girl
2. The Sober Life
3. Cristina Valencia
4. All Night Long
5. Big Big Dream
6. Carnival Queen
7. Just Poor
8. Finest Recipe
9. Behind The Blues
10. I Get High
11. The Brandywine
12. Someone
13. Pennsylvania Farm