Michael produced 2 songs on George Benson's "Giving it Up CD" and played on a third featuring Paul McCartney & Al Jarreau. The song "Mornin" won a grammy for best Pop Instrumental in 2007.
Michael has produced for 2 of Althea's CD's. The flutist's 2nd CD was co-written by her and Michael, producing the #1 hit "In the Flow" and #7 "Sunday Cruise" on the Billboard Jazz charts. "In the Flow" is the 1st known contemporary jazz single ever to hit #1 by a flute player, and stayed at the top for 5 weeks.
Soprano Saxaphonist Marion Meadows has recorded 4 CD's with Michael, including 2 that reached the top 10 Billboard in Sales and 4 singles that reached the top 10.
Trumpet Player Cindy Bradley has recorded 3 CD's with Michael. The last two combined to produce 6 top 10 singles and 4 #1 hits. All were co-written by Michael & Cindy.