Juggler & the Monk
Mike Connor Singer,songwriter,guitarist,mandolin and flute player. Mike has performed music for over 40 years as a member of many bands,duos,trios ect. For the last 17 years he has been an integral part of the South Dakota Acoustic Christmas Show which plays annually across the state for more than 12,000 people. Mike made his first recording at the IGL studios in Milford, Iowa at the age of 16. Mike has written many songs through the years which have been recorded by regional bands. 'The Juggler and the Monk' is Mikes' first solo album and it has been in the making for a long,long time! This Album features the Piano of Jeremy Hegg,the Violin of Kenny Putnam,Backing vocals by Andrew Connor and Ryan Connor and great back up,instrumentally, by Terry Pospisil,Fred Evans,Guy Gullickson,Sam Coffey and many other wonderful musicians. The production is led by Jon Hegg with additional help from Boyd Bristow.