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Michael Staertow

NAME: Michael Staertow
PLAYING (YEARS): 
23 
STYLE:
 Rock, Blues Rock, Hard Rock 
GEAR:
 Gibson Les Paul Standards, Marshall Amplification, Hendrix Wah, Taylor Acoustics. 
ENDORSEMENTS:
 GHS Strings, Marshall Amplification, Groove Tubes, EMG. 
PAST ACCOMPLISHMENTS:
Replaced one of my guitar teachers in a band then later playing with him in another band. 
CURRENT & UPCOMING PROJECTS: Currently supporting my CD “Oxygen”, and playing in a Foreigner Tribute Band named “Stranger”. Featured on two tracks of Phil Naro’s upcoming release “Glass Mountain” and touring with Naro when it’s released. 
FAVORITE GUITARIST:
 Neal Schon, Zakk Wylde, Slash, Ace Frehley. 
MOST UNDERATED PLAYERS:  
Neal Schon 
BEST MUSICIAN YOU’VE EVER SEEN:
 Neal Schon 
4 WORDS THAT DESCRIBES WHAT YOU WANT TO GET ACROSS IN YOUR PLAYING:  
Passion, Emotion, Honesty & Musicianship 
YOUR HERO: 
Neal Schon 
ULTIMATE GOAL:
 Work with a high profile artist as a sideman on a major tour or recording situation. Continue to make music successfully, retire comfortably and live happily ever after! 🙂   
CONTACT: 
 Michael Staertow, P.O. Box 26191, Rochester, NY 14626-0191 or c/o Anne Leighton, phone: 718-881-8183, email: Leightonmedia@aol.com.
WEBSITE: 
 www.michaelstaertow.com