Michael Deming began his musical experience in 1969 studying the saxophone. He studied privately with BlueNote recording artist, Jackie McLean in 1978-1979. He assisted the musical director of the Hartford Stage Company summer theater, John Johnson, from 1978 to 1984, where his duties included everything from copyist to conducting rehearsals to playing woodwinds or bass in the pit orchestra. In 1980 he entered the Hartt College of Music. At Hartt, he studied composition with Edward Diemente, played baritone saxophone in the Hartt Big Band under the direction of Alexander Lepak, and performed in both the Chamber Singers and the Contemporary Players, a group dedicated to the performance of recent significant works. In 1983 he left Hartt College and began playing music professionally in various capacities on many different instruments from piano to woodwinds. In 1986 he and two partners started Turn Of The Century Records. At Turn Of The Century, the focus was on the release of electronic and industrial music. During his time at Turn Of The Century, Michael worked in A&R; in addition to producing and co-producing singles and compilations. In 1992 he left Turn Of The Century and co-founded Studio Forty Five in Hartford, CT. Studio Forty Five still exists today, consisting of two full service twenty-four track studios totaling 5000 sq. ft.. Michael has served as chief engineer at Studio Forty Five since 1992 and has engineered, produced, and co-produced many recordings in the facility. He has also worked at other fine studios producing, engineering, and arranging on many records which are detailed within this website.