Mick Mahan, Bassist with Pat Benatar

Artist Bio / Description

Hometown – Youngstown, Ohio

Mick was only eleven years old when he got into his first band, playing
guitar. Two or three years later he started playing bass and “found his
instrument.” He received his formal musical education at the Grove School of
Music in LA. He also has a degree from Kent State University in Ohio. He is well
versed in many styles of music from jazz to funk, and he is very impressive as a
groove player, providing a strong foundation for Pat and Neil’s music.

He began playing with Pat and Neil in 1995 and appears on the album
“Innamorta”. Mick is currently working with Pat and Neil on their upcoming

Other touring and recording experiences include:

Sophie B. Hawkins(Bass/Musical Director) 1999-2001
Tin Drum
Toni Childs “House Of Hope Tour”
Phillip Bailey
Alan Parsons
Marc Bonilla and The Dragonchoir
Steve Miller
Moon Zappa
Lisa Hartman-Black
Rick Springfield
The 5th Dimension
Spencer Davis
Woodland Hills Drum Club
And numerous others

Besides albums, Mick has played for numerous television programs, films, and
videos, such as:

“Driven”, Sylvester Stallone
Good Morning America
Fox After Breakfast
Ru Paul
KTLA Morning Show
VH1- Behind the Music
Tracey Ullman Show
The King Of Thunder Mountain (Disney)
Kiss Of A Killer (ABC)
Merv Griffin Theme
Michelob Draft Beer
Harley Davidson

Not only an accomplished player, Mick also has credits for songwriting,
composing, music preparation or production on the following:

Prince – “Under the Cherry Moon”
Bobby Caldwell
Criterion Music Publishing
Le Grande Frommage Music
Skywalker Sound
Muzak – Original new-age music
Various industrial/educational videos
Several TV and theater films