Boothman hails from a very artistic family and has been in music
all his life. At age 14, he founded the musical combo "Rockefellas"
and sured a couple of hit teen singles and an eponymous album
for R.C.A. labels.
As he matured, and with the evolution of jazz, he formed a succession
of more adventurous bands, including "The family tree" and the
"Mike Boothman Band", which birthed Kysofusion.
His versatile talent includes song-writer, producer, bass player
and guitarist. Though he plays the piano and the cuatro, the guitar
is his main love.
Michael Boothman has earned a unique place for himself on his
musical journey. One of the many highlights of his career includes
an extensive thirty-city tour of Europe as a Bass guitarist with
internationally acclaimed artiste Taj Mahal.
has worked with Roberta Flack, Ralph McDonald, The Platters, Vivian
Reed, Calypsonians "Designer", "Lord Nelson" and Carole Addison
( the Caribbean Soul Queen). He opened major acts for Kool and
the Gang, the Commodores, Natalie Cole, Roberta Flack, Third World,
the Pointer Sisters and Groover Washington Jr.
musical Odyssey has taken him into the realm of theatre where
he became involved with the Trinidad Theatre Workshop, a Drama
company founded by noble prize winner Derek Walcott, and served
as a musical director for
"The Charlatan" under Walcott's direction.
His innovation and professionalism have thrilled many in the Caribbean
and on the wider international stage.
Boothman is also a top artist, like his brothers David and Roger
and has held several exhibitions of his art. One of the last being
an exhibition last year October together with David and Roger.
5, First Avenue,
Port of Spain
Trinidad and Tobago, West Indies
Tel: 868- 623-0430