MIKE BANTA Centennial CO Instrumental Christian Singer/Songwriter
Drawing on decades of experience on stage and in the studio, Mike Banta weaves many guitar styles into a seamless package of uplifting and beautiful music. His latest all instrumental CD NO WORDS has something for everyone. From the meditative finger style of – The Yearning – to the rocker – Kaboom – Mike also performs as a singer/songwriter, with music based on his faith in Jesus. This devotion is showcased on a release which includes tracks from his out-of-print debut recording FIRE OF HEAVEN as well as new songs.
Banta is featured on an album recorded live in Australia with Don Francisco, in 2011. In addition to recording solo and with other artists, Mike stays busy performing live concerts in his home state of Colorado, throughout the Unites States, and the world.
“Mike has a rare combination of technical ability and musicality – complexity with emotion – that makes him one of the noteworthy guitarists of this century. His music both astounds and captures the heart.”
Don Francisco, Contemporary Christian Music Artist – Winner of two GMA Dove Awards
“Mike Banta takes us beyond words to experience! His music transcends space and time and reveals the inner beauty we all possess, while shining a light through invisible sound waves that all can clearly see and feel.”
– Carmen Allgood