Mike Lang

Mike Lang

Real Name:
Michael A. Lang
Mike Lang is an American pianist and composer.

He received a Bachelor of Music at the University of Michigan. In addition, he has studied under Leonard Stein (piano) and George Tremblay (composition). In Los Angeles, he studied with Pearl Kaufman and Lalo Schifrin, and commenced a freelance recording career in records, motion pictures and television. He is conversant with every possible music idiom and form, including jazz, classical, pop and R&B and has played with a great amount of artists including Ray Charles, Natalie Cole, Ella Fitzgerald, Aretha Franklin, Marvin Gaye, Vince Gill, *NSYNC, Milt Jackson, Lee Konitz, Diana Krall, John Lennon, Arturo Sandoval, Barbra Streisand and Frank Zappa - to mention a few.

He has recorded more than 2000 scores, working with virtually every film composer including John Williams (4), Jerry Goldsmith, James Newton Howard, Henry Mancini, Elmer Bernstein and Hans Zimmer. He has premiered jazz piano concerts written especially for him by Byron Olson and Brad Dechter.

He has written songs for jazz notables including Stan Getz, Fourplay, Lee Ritenour and Dave Grusin, Herb Alpert, and others.
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Mike Lang Discography Tracks


Various Montage Blues Various - City Heat (Original Motion Picture Sound Track) (Album) Warner Bros. Records US 1984 Sell This Version
James Newton Howard Rendevous (as Michael Lang) James Newton Howard - Devil's Advocate (Music From The Motion Picture) (Album) TVT Soundtrax US 1997 Sell This Version


Various Doe Eyes (Love Theme From The Bridges Of Madison County) (Reprise) (as Michael Lang) and 1 more… Various - The Bridges Of Madison County - Music From The Motion Picture (Album, Comp) Malpaso Records, Warner Bros. Records Canada 1995 Sell This Version
PRO-CD-7651-R Various Doe Eyes (Love Theme From The Bridges Of Madison County)(Edit) (as Michael Lang) Various - Music From The Motion Picture The Bridges Of Madison County Sampler (CD, Comp, Promo, Smplr) Malpaso Records, Warner Bros. Records PRO-CD-7651-R US 1995 Sell This Version
Various Lovin' It and 1 more… Various - On The Road (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) (Comp) Impulse!, Surco Records J.V. Europe 2012 Sell This Version