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Michael Shrieve

dr, *1949 US, San Francisco
Musician / Composer of Rock and Latin
A.k.a. "Sunshine"

American drummer, born: July 6, 1949, in San Francisco. Founder member of first Santana band, he played on their first 8 albums, until 1974. He later become an electronic music composer and player.

  • Drums
  • Percussion
  • Vibraphone
  • Rock
  • Latin
  • Jazz
  • R&B/Soul
  • Pop
Popular Tracks   
Crossing The Line - Live on Go - Live From Paris by Stomu Yamash'ta
Flower of Life (The Winds Will Bring You Home) on Flower of Life by Estas Tonne & Michael Shrieve
Transfer Station Blue on Transfer Station Blue by Michael Shrieve
Windspan - Live on Go - Live From Paris by Stomu Yamash'ta
Nature - Live on Go - Live From Paris by Stomu Yamash'ta
Running in Clouds (feat. Skerik, Reggie Watts, Mike Dillon, Brad Houser, James Rotundi & Brian Siskind) on Trilon by Michael Shrieve
Ghost Machine - Live on Go - Live From Paris by Stomu Yamash'ta
Man Of Leo - Live on Go - Live From Paris by Stomu Yamash'ta
Carnival - Live on Go - Live From Paris by Stomu Yamash'ta
Time Is Here - Live on Go - Live From Paris by Stomu Yamash'ta

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Drums On FireTrilok Gurtu, Chad Wackerman, Michael Shrieve2015Album
Spellbinder Live At TostMichael Shrieve2008Album
Go / Go Live From ParisStomu Yamash'ta, Steve Winwood, Michael Shrieve, Klaus Schulze, Al Di Meola2004Album
Two Doors "In The Palace Of Dreams"Michael Shrieve1995Album
FascinationMichael Shrieve1994Album
Octave Of The Holy InnocentsJonas Hellborg With Buckethead And Michael Shrieve1993Album
StilettoMichael Shrieve1989Album
The Leaving TimeMichael Shrieve, Steve Roach1988Album
The Big PictureMichael Shrieve / David Beal1988Album
The Bedroom Window (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)Michael Shrieve & Patrick Gleeson1986Album
Transfer Station BlueMichael Shrieve with Kevin Shrieve and Klaus Schulze1984Album
Transfer Station BlueMichael Shrieve With Kevin Shrieve And Klaus Schulze1984Single
In Suspect TerrainMichael Shrieve1984Album
All Our Steps…Michael Smith - Jonas Hellborg - Michael Shrieve1983Album
Crossing The LineStomu Yamash'ta / Steve Winwood / Michael Shrieve / Klaus Schulze / Al Di Meola1978Single
Crossing The Line / Ghost MachineStomu Yamash'ta / Steve Winwood / Michael Shrieve1976Single
Winner / LoserSteve Winwood, Stomu Yamash'ta, Michael Shrieve1976Single
GoStomu Yamash'ta / Steve Winwood / Michael Shrieve1976Album
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