Misha “Silky” Savage is a musician/educator residing in Brooklyn. A graduate of SUNY New Paltz’ Jazz Studies program on guitar, he’s spent his post-grad years residing in NYC wearing many hats – Running a Jam Session in Harlem, Broadcasting with SiriusXM, Producing and Transcribing Beats for Local MCs, Composing Horns and Strings, Teaching Guitar, Booking sets across several prodigious venues, and acting as an on-demand Hype-Man / Host.
He uses the term Cultural Curator to describe his multi-faceted efforts.
His primary groove-vehicle these days is a Caribbean Funk group known as The Saturators while also performing frequently with The Harlem Sessions. He also works with NYC Afrobeat Juggernaut Revolutionary Council Afrobeat.
In addition, he has done work with Pitchblak Brass Band and his own 6 piece brass crew – Misha and the Savages
In addition, Misha runs a daily run-down of NYC’s premier Jazz, Funk, Reggae, Hip-hop, and Alternative live-music events via his #TonightinTunesNYC moniker (available here and on twitter/fb).
Native Instruments Maschine / Ableton Live / Logic Pro / ProTools / Sibelius
Adobe Premiere / Adobe Photoshop
Guitar (primary), Bass, Percussion, Vocals (Tenor), Maschine, Synthesizer