An exciting composer and performer in the tradition of George Winston, Dave Grusin, David Benoit, and Vince Guaraldi... Salem Pops has found a rare gem in the piano stylings of Mike Strickland.  We’re excited about having him back for 2 appearances this coming season. The Mike Strickland Duo He truly gave the audience a night to remember! He is a sensational musician...be prepared, if you have Mike Strickland for your concert series, you will have him back again and again! Mike is an extraordinary pianist.  His technique was incredible. He used his phenomenal ability in every musical genre he performed…jazz, blues, classical and contemporary styles.