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Mike Keneally

Mike Keneally
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Michael Joseph Keneally (born December 20, 1961) is an American guitarist, keyboardist, vocalist and composer. He is probably most well known as former Frank Zappa "stunt guitarist" and a Zappa 1988 tour band member on both guitar and keyboards. After his stint with Zappa, he has worked as a player and producer with a wide variety of other musicians, including Dweezil Zappa, Steve Vai, Wadada Leo Smith, Henry Kaiser, Andy Partridge, and many more. He has also been a prolific solo artist on his own and with his bands Beer for Dolphins and the Mike Keneally Band.
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Notopia — Celebrating Life Notopia — Celebrating Life
(Bandcamp no#, 2017, CD / DL)
Notopia — Two Pianos Notopia — Two Pianos
(Bandcamp no#, 2017, DL)
Panzerballett — Xmas Death Jazz Panzerballett — Xmas Death Jazz
(Gentle Art of Music GAOM 052, 2017, CD)
Mike Keneally — Scambot 2 Mike Keneally — Scambot 2
(Exowax, 2016, CD)
Mike Keneally — You Must Be This Tall Mike Keneally — You Must Be This Tall
(Exowax EX-2414, 2013, CD)
Mike Keneally — Wing Beat Fantastic Mike Keneally — Wing Beat Fantastic
(Exowax EX-2413 , 2012, CD)
Mike Keneally & Marco Minnemann — Evidence of Humanity Mike Keneally & Marco Minnemann — Evidence of Humanity
(Exowax EX-2411, 2010, CD+DVD)
Mike Keneally — Scambot 1 Mike Keneally — Scambot 1
(Exowax EX-2410, 2009, CD)
Mike Keneally — Wine and Pickles Mike Keneally — Wine and Pickles
(Exowax EX-2409, 2008, CD)
Healing Force — Music of Albert Ayler Healing Force — Music of Albert Ayler
(Cuneiform Rune 255, 2007, CD)
Sadhappy — Outerspaces Sadhappy — Outerspaces
(Periscope CSH005, 2005, CD)
Henry Kaiser & Wadada Leo Smith : Yo Miles! — Upriver Henry Kaiser & Wadada Leo Smith : Yo Miles! — Upriver
(Cuneiform Rune 201/202, 2005, 2CD)
Mike Keneally Band — Dog Mike Keneally Band — Dog
(Exowax EX-2406, 2004, CD)
Henry Kaiser & Wadada Leo Smith : Yo Miles! — Sky Garden Henry Kaiser & Wadada Leo Smith : Yo Miles! — Sky Garden
(Cuneiform Rune 191/192, 2004, 2CD)
Various Artists —  156 Strings - Nineteen Totally Original Acoustic Guitarists Various Artists — 156 Strings - Nineteen Totally Original Acoustic Guitarists
(Cuneiform Rune 163, 2002, CD)
Mike Keneally — Wooden Smoke Mike Keneally — Wooden Smoke
(Exowax EX-2405, 2001, CD)
Mike Keneally & Beer for Dolphins — Dancing Mike Keneally & Beer for Dolphins — Dancing
(Exowax 2404, 2000, CD)
Mike Keneally — Nonkertompf Mike Keneally — Nonkertompf
(Exowax EX-2403, 1999, CD)
Neil Sadler — Theory of Forms Neil Sadler — Theory of Forms
(Bleeding Arts BA 10012, 1999, CD)
Mike Keneally & Beer for Dolphins — Sluggo! Mike Keneally & Beer for Dolphins — Sluggo!
(Immune IMM1018, 1997, CD)
Mike Keneally & Beer for Dolphins — Sluggo! Deluxe Mike Keneally & Beer for Dolphins — Sluggo! Deluxe
(Exowax EX-2305-1, 1997/2013, CD+2DVD)
Mike Keneally & Beer for Dolphins — Half Alive in Hollywood Mike Keneally & Beer for Dolphins — Half Alive in Hollywood
(Immune IMM 1013/14, 1996, 2CD)
Mike Keneally — Boil That Dust Speck Mike Keneally — Boil That Dust Speck
(Exowax 2302, 1995/2010, CD)
The Mistakes — The Mistakes The Mistakes — The Mistakes
(Immune IMM-1009, 1995, CD)
Various Artists — Tales from Yesterday Various Artists — Tales from Yesterday
(Magna Carta MA-9003-2, 1995, CD)
Mike Keneally — Hat. Mike Keneally — Hat.
(Exowax 2301, 1992/2010, CD)
Frank Zappa — Make a Jazz Noise Here Frank Zappa — Make a Jazz Noise Here
(Zappa Records ZR 3883, 1991/2012, 2CD)
Frank Zappa — Broadway the Hard Way Frank Zappa — Broadway the Hard Way
(Zappa Records ZR 3879, 1988, CD)

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