Mike Francis has been a professional musician since the age of 17. The first several years of his professional career was spent playing the regular club circuit before he discovered his ability to perform well under the pressure that is the recording studio. For the past 22 years Mike has worked as a first call studio guitarist in the Toronto recording scene. As well as being a musician first and foremost, he is also a writer and producer. He is mostly known for his commercial jingle or session work.
Mike is the most recorded guitarist in Canada having played on more than 2000 records and countless jingles, network TV shows and film scores. He has recorded with: Alanis Morissette, Jann Arden, Marc Jordan, Enrique Iglesias, Gordon Lightfoot, Daniel Lanois, Carole King, Phil Ramone, Paul Shaffer, Jesse Winchester, Russ Little, Guido Basso, and many others.