The primary reason I would recommend Michael Pratt is his pursuit of excellence, leadership, respect and his desire to develop and grow to become the finest musician possible. He is a natural leader with regards to his own actions and example. What you will experience with Michael is a sincere and consistent respect, with authority, title and experience that is genuine and authentic. As a musician he is able to grasp and synthesize new concepts and ideas and is always eager to learn something new. He has a tremendous work ethic and is extremely disciplined in his goals. Michael Pratt has my highest recommendation as a musician, teacher, and person.