Hamilton-born Tenor and Soprano Saxophonist and multi-instrumentalist Mike Filice graduated from The Humber College Jazz Program in 1991.Following a brief tenure in Toronto, Mike moved to New York City in 1997 where he studied with saxophone legend Dave Liebman and began a diverse freelance career performing with, among others, Bill Stewart, Kenny Werner,Dominic Duval, recording with John Ballantyne and Carlos Darosa and accompanying luminaries like Aretha Franklin and Diana Ross.

Resettling in Toronto in 2008, Mike continues to distinguish himself as one of Canada's most adventurous improvisers, nourished and inspired by his love of world music, classical music and the Avant Garde. Among his many talents, Mike is also known as one of North America's leading woodwind technicians owning and running his own shop, and earning the trust and respect of a diverse clientele that includes Brandford Marsalis and David Liebman.