The greatest joy for any musician is that of an appreciative audience, be it a concert, wedding reception, master class or adjudication.

Since moving to Stratford in 1983, I have been privileged to perform at Southwestern Ontario's most prestigious resorts, hotels and restaurants. My corporate client portfolio is quite varied and private venues including weddings, anniversaries and retirement parties boasts many satisfied customers. Please take a moment to visit the links below.

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University of Waterloo
Grand River Transit
Zehrs Canada
St Marys Tourism
Economical Life, Waterloo
Fanshawe College, London
Lexus of London
Bellamere Winery, London
Conestoga College, Kitchener
De Groote School of Business, McMaster
VW Waterloo
Saturn Saab, Waterloo
London Honda
Shurgain, St. Marys
Sears, Stratford
International Justice Mission
Chamber of Commerce, Stratford
University of Western Ontario Alumni Assn
Hudson's Kia of Stratford
Parkway Ford Lincoln New Hamburg
Gowlings Kitchener
Jazz at the Bog London 2015
Fairmont Church Music Series 2015
Wolf Hall London Jazz for the People 2015
BMW London 2017
Hunt Club London
Oakwood Inn, Bayfield
Benmiller Inn
Four Points Sheraton, London
Emily Parins Estate, London
Church Restaurant, Stratford
Al Dentes, Brantford
Westover Inn, St. Marys,
Concordia Club, Kitchener
Marquee Stratford Festival Theatre, Stratford
KW,London Regional Art Gallery
Aroma Restaurant, London
Bingaman’s, Kitchener
Waterloo Motor Inn, Waterloo
Arden Hotel, Stratford
Grey Silo Golf, Club Waterloo
Langdon Hall
The Jazz Room Huether Hotel
Windermere Jazz Cafe 2015-16
St Johns Music KW
Long & McQuade Music London South
Wildcraft Waterloo Ontario
"The evening of October 11th, 2001 Lexus of London re-introduced the Lexus ES-300 for 2002. The evening was a huge success thanks in part to our choice in entertainment. The Lexus motto is The Pursuit of Excellence, and was certainly prevalent that evening."

        Ray Bradley, Lexus of London

"Thanks again for the great music you provided for at our 2010 fund raising event. It created the right atmosphere for socializing and relaxing. Let's do it again next year!"

        International Justice Mission

"It was our pleasure to have you provide us with such sublime music for my sister's wedding. It was a hightlight of the evening's festivities."

        Syed S. Ahmed, Ottawa

"The comments from our clients were very positive and the music added to the over-all success of the launch. I highly recomment Michael and his ensemble where class and style are important."

        Dietrich H. Look, Volkswagen Waterloo

"As always your music adds a festive and upbeat atmosphere. Everyone was enjoying themselves so much this year. Your group played an important role in the success of our annual awards evening."

        Sharon Jackson, Shurgain

"We were very pleased with Michael’s professionalism and musical talents ... perfect accent to our party ... highly recommended."

        H. Flynn, Executive Manufacturing Technologies, London

"Many thanks to you and your group for providing great music for the 2013 University of Waterloo 25 year Awards Evening. Your talent was greatly appreciated."

        Caitlin McDonough, Public Affairs and Communications Specialist, University of Waterloo

"Thank you for providing such fine music during our Grand Re-opening celebration. It added a wonderful ambiance to the evening.."

        Ray Brenneman, Expressway Ford New Hamburg. May 10, 2013

"I want to thank you for the fine music your trio presented at the PJSA Conference Banquet at WLU on Friday October 18th. There were many appreciative compliments."

        Edmund Pries, Asst Professor Global Studies Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo Ontario.

"I wanted to say thanks again for your participation in our Grand Opening event on October 7, 2015. I had many positive comments on the music. Your group added not only ambience but an element of class to the evening. The live music really helped warm the atmosphere without being overbearing. I also appreciated the recommendations you made leading up to the celebration. It became clear that you have vast experience and your professionalism was evident though out all our planning. Thank you again."

        Bevin Witmer Sales Manager Hudson's KIA Stratford.

"Michael Wood's rendition of "Psalm for E.M." offers the listener a rich musical and deeply sensitive experience. An absolutely beautiful performance of a beautiful piece."

        Don Quantz, PhD. Chair of the Music Department, Ambrose University, Calgary. Concert March 22, 2016 Ambrose University, Calgary.

"Just a quick note to say thank you for helping make our special day such a success. It was such a pleasure to have you play for my daughter's wedding reception. The trio played beautifully, and so many people commented on how much they enjoyed your music. I really appreciated your finesse and professionalism."

        Susan Morris Ottawa (mother of the bride). Morris Wedding London - September 16, 2017.

Larry Smith (guitar) and I at the Talbot Centre Atrium noon hour concerts London 2010.

Denis Rondeau & Ray Podhornik Al Dentes, Brantfort, August 2010 "Best Pasta & Jazz in Southern Ontario"

Mc Master University Concert noon hour concert with Don Englert & Shelley Berger November 9, 2010

Alfredo Caxaj Latin Trio Nelson Ramierz, Me & Alfredo London 2010

B. C. Interior Jazz Festival with the Michael Garding Big Band Kelowna 2010

Good Vibes Jazz Trio performs at a University of Waterloo 25-year dinner

Michael Wood and Good Vibes performing in the lobby of the Stratford Shakespeare Festival

May 5/12 - Jazz Room Huether Hotel Waterloo, Ontario - What sweet dates...... special thanks to Greg Morris on sound and the Grand River Jazz Society.

"Jazz At The Bog" concert at St. Aidan's Church London Ontario October 25, 2013 Jim Hodgkinson (piano) & Michael McClennan (bass) & myself.

B.C. pianist Jim Hodgkinson & I Preshow Lobby Music Stratford Festival 2012

Hanging out with (L-R) Michael Garding,Lonnie Burma, Bernie Addington after the 2013 B.C. Interior Music Fest Interior Gala Concert.

Meeting of the London Jobbers at the Talbot Centre January 2013.

Don Englert (sax) Kevin Muir (bass) and myself at Opening Night Stratford Festival 2009.

Hudson's KIA Grand Opening 2015 Bevin Witmer (Manager) & I.

Keith Murch, Me, Darrly Stacey - Hudson's KIA Grand Opening 2015.

Concert Conrad Grebel Uwaterloo 2016.

Al Dente's Brantford with Mike Polci (Trombone).

Lynwood Station Calgary 2016 - Lael Johnston, Greg Bush & I.

More Lynwood Calgary 2016 - Lael Johnston, Greg Bush, Pat Belliveau & Me.

Percussive Arts Society Convention San Antonio 2015 - (Mentor) Dave Friedman & I.

"Duology" concerty/Masterclass with Jim Hodgkinson Kwantlen Polytechnic University February 6, 2017.

Don Hlus (Chair of the Music Department KPU - B.C.) Host "Duology" Concert / Masterclass February 6, 2017.

Club Date with Ralf Buschmeyer @ Kawa Calgary Tour March 2017.

Ambrose University Day of Jazz Featured Artist March 11, 2017.

University of Waterloo Dinner 2017 Oliver Whitehead, myself & Steve Clark.