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Mike Mckendry

Christchurch [Christian Rock, Gospel, Easy Listening]

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5 Rating | 11 Votes | 19508 Views |
Cashmere club Nov 16 \'07
Go to, Mike Mckendry, has a collection of material recorded from 1991 through to 1998.

Mike started piano lessons at the age of 4 and was also playing guitar by the age of 10. At 14 he was the main guitarist in the Linwood High School Jazz band, and one of a few to recieve a Blazar award for this.

Mike joined the AirForce as an Avionics Mechanic in 1986,I served for 2 years then left to study for a science degree graduating from Canterbury University in 1992 and then did a year teacher training, specialising in Biology & Physics, he then tutored mathematics privately for a year. At that stage Mike's song "First Love" , "Tea Break" and "My Peace" were having airplay on local radio stations. Eventually Music won and by 1995 he was playing 150 gigs per year right up until the American tour.

Album titles his songs can be found on are 1)Heavenly Armour 2)Heavenly Armour LIVE (recorded live in concert 1994, at the Majestic House CH CH New Zealand) 3) Come Together Compilation (3 Tracks with 9 other well known N.Z CCM artists) and 4)Heaven & Earth(penned during a 4 month tour of the U.S.A in 1997)

Mike's intention is to make most of these tracks available along with some more recent Demo's, one of the demo's will be produced with a suitable video feature.

Mike's song "Servant Heart" made it into the top 20 of the Big Break competition in 2005. This was an event during New Zealand music month of May, and the competition was run by New Zealand's Rhema. Rhema is the only station in N.Z that has Nationwide coverage, and the song had considerable exposure to a wide field of listeners. To date he has had over 25 years experience.

Watch this space for continuous development of new demo material that hopefully will refresh you.


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KazieAKAcali / Asap Productionz
{ 06-25-2009 00:51 }
Like your work, it's good music. Swing through and review & rate my work will you.
Olympic song messengers
{ 07-19-2008 09:13 }
Good music you have, rated you 55555. come visit.....
Charlie Leonard
{ 07-13-2008 02:03 }
This has to be the best Elton John tribute I've ever heard. You have managed to capture the spirit of Reggie and convey his emotion through his songs. Excellent. Your original material is mind blowing and exceptional. You've got a hi five from me.
Hot Chicken
{ 04-04-2008 08:46 }
Nice production gang. Well done. Freat music and feeling.
Ron Ouellette
{ 01-07-2008 15:15 }
Greetings from Canada enjoyed your music. well done...55.
......BLACK VELVET.......
{ 12-29-2007 04:46 }
very nice , good sound , Beautiful, your friend Lee
STEVEN J (ChicaGo)
{ 11-29-2007 00:37 }
I SEE YOU PUT IN YOUR WORK, comin through to show my R E S P E C T, REAL musik holds no boundariez, got my full out S U P P O R T, 5, h i tbak
helmut "bill"Lepicek
{ 11-27-2007 10:00 }
hey mike great voice and great piano,just love your music,,,5 for u...take care.
Doug Hallock
{ 11-23-2007 17:29 }
Hey Mike, What an awesome piano player! I'm liking what you're doing a lot - keep up the great work okay? Blessings - Doug
{ 11-16-2007 23:52 }
smooth modes, very harmonistic. When you have the chance, please check out my showcase! Thank You So Much. Juliana
Adrian Austin
{ 11-05-2007 07:27 }
hey Mike loved yr music ...and yep u sound like Keith too! I left Chch in 1992 and came here to Melbourne where I have been since. Cheers, perhaps we will meet one day Adrian .... high 5 bro
4REalSQuad Collabs...
{ 10-05-2007 19:23 }
Very nice work....Really like that fire in the sky.....5555555555
Jozua K.
Jozua K. says:
{ 10-04-2007 12:02 }
Nice! Very Nice music! Rate (5) for you as a good songwriter and musician too. Nicely sung!
Jim O
{ 10-04-2007 07:46 }
This is strong stuff and man do you have a good voice.Some of those songs kinda brought me back to the days of CSN&Y.'How do you love her' is a brilliant number....really loved it.I'm clicking on that 5 for you. Drop by and lend an ear to my music. Jim
SKEI says:
{ 10-03-2007 04:54 }
Thank you for this music! 5! Blessings, Sandrine