Mike Daley bios/photos

I've included two bios, one focused on my lecture work and the other on my musical work.

For lectures:

Dr. Mike Daley holds a Ph.D in music and is a busy freelance lecturer in the Greater Toronto Area. Mike specializes in the history of popular music and is currently researching the Toronto music scene of the 1960s. Presently Mike and his wife Jill are leading music-themed tours to destinations in Canada, the US and UK.

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For musical performances:

Mike Daley is a guitarist and singer based in Toronto. A professional musician for over 30 years, Mike has toured Canada, the United States and England and has recorded extensively in a variety of musical styles. He is a longtime member of Fraser/Daley with bassist Alec Fraser and is also proud to work with a variety of bands around Toronto including the Tom Waits Appreciation Congregation, the Travellers and others. Mike and his wife Jill Daley also play and sing classic pop and jazz standards in a violin/acoustic guitar duo. In past years, Mike contributed guitar and vocals to Jeff Healey's Jazz Wizards, the Killjoys, Justin Rutledge, Simply Saucer and Suzie Vinnick. Mike holds the position of Assistant Music Director at Church of the Redeemer in Toronto.

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Photo of Mike - high resolution

Photo of Mike - low resolution

Photo of Jill and Mike - high resolution

Photo of Jill and Mike - low resolution


An extended interview podcast episode about my musical life.

My academic CV