Mike Kinzie hails from Canada and has been performing, writing and arranging music in a variety of styles for the past 20 years. Since the late 1980's, he led, wrote and performed with a musical group called Tuxedo Junction. The group featured ensembles ranging from a Trio up to a Big Band with 14 musicians. Following release of their album in 1989, Mike began producing and promoting his musical compositions and sound designs. With a strong musical background, Mike's tracks cover numerous musical genres ranging from Classical and Swing to Pop and R&B.
In addition to his professional experience, Mike Kinzie’s formal musical education includes a Bachelor degree in Jazz Studies from Western Washington University and a Diploma in Contemporary Composing and Arranging from the Dick Grove’s School of Music in Los Angeles.
An edgy rhythm and blues track that features aggressive horns, funky bass, gritty guitar, soulful organ and driving drums. Strong and confident, with a dynamic repeating melodic hook that sets an uplifting and optimistic mood. Sets the mood for a 70's era urban atmosphere. Instrumental, RnB, 1970's Vintage RnB
A dynamic bright tempo R&B shuffle featuring Big Band instrumentation. Classic sax and brass melodies along with driving rhythm section are in the style of late night talk show bumpers and introductions. This energetic track also suits any use where a party or good times atmosphere is required. Instrumental, RnB, Contemporary RnB
A funky RnB track with a solid groove that features brass, saxes and guitar. This is intended for urban, night club, downtown or casino related themes that may be part of commercials, TV, documentaries or film. Optimistic carefree and upbeat feel make this a positive addition to any project. Instrumental, RnB, Funk
Upbeat Rhythm and Blues motown flavored track with bright horn section, driving drums, gritty guitar and solid piano. This track provides a dynamic and positive background where an energetic soulful mood is required. Instrumental, RnB, 1970's Vintage RnB
A funky RnB groove featuring bass guitar, drums and brass. A bright and lighthearted melody is played by synthesizers lending to its uplifting and bouncy character. Can suit commercial spots for radio or TV that requires a quirky and offbeat simmering mood. Instrumental, RnB, Funk
A dynamic up tempo RnB track featuring organ, synthesizer and brass. Its Fast pace lends itself to an action based, sports or other high energy theme. Suits TV, radio or commercial spots with a high impact beginning and climactic end. Works well as a bumper transition or seque between segements. Instrumental, RnB, Contemporary RnB
A dynamic R&B intro featuring a powerful Alto sax solo, together with guitar and synth. Backed by horns playing a fast paced melody, this track builds to a final climactic ending. Fits any blockbuster commercial, game show, TV or radio spot and grabs attention immediately with its intense energy. Instrumental, RnB, Contemporary RnB
Funky RnB intro featuring a fast paced bluesy melody played by brass and saxophones combined with driving drums and bass then finishing in a climactic ending. This dynamic and edgy opening suits awards presentations, transitions, game shows or commercials. Instrumental, RnB, Contemporary RnB
A dynamic and edgy R&B hip hop flavored track features brass, guitar and synths. A solid rhythmic foundation and punchy motives make this piece suitable for a variety of action orientated themes in documentaries or reality shows. Also provides an energetic bed for commercial radio of TV commercials. Instrumental, RnB, Contemporary RnB
Big Band up tempo RnB bumper with a funky feel featuring dynamic up front brass and sax section. Great for introductions, award ceremonies, transitions, openings and presentations. A big entrance gets an audience's attention, then a short vamp section and closing with a climatic end. Instrumental, RnB, Contemporary RnB
A dynamic uptempo RnB Big Band intro with driving rhythm section and bold brass. Provides a powerful opening to any multimedia, video or live event presentation or celebration. Instrumental, RnB, Contemporary RnB
Up beat Motown flavoured RnB intro featuring Big Band. Bold brass and funky groove make this perfect as an introduction or opener for presentations, awards and other special events. Accompanying loop allows for walk on/offs. Can also be used as background or beds to radio or TV commercial spots. Instrumental, RnB, Motown
RnB Big Band intro for awards ceremonies, corporate presentations, live events, TV and radio production or commercial spots. Starts with a bang, comes down then builds to a final climatic ending with a repetitive riff played by the full band. Bold, dynamic opening that grabs attention. Instrumental, RnB, Contemporary RnB
Dynamic up tempo Big Band RnB bumper that is perfect for logos, transitions, highlights, intros, endings, game shows or segues. Features classic Hammond organ sound and loud brass that grabs your attention immediately and then finishes with a big finale. Classic show lounge style opener. Instrumental, RnB, Contemporary RnB