Author: Mike Flanigin

Mike 'The Drifter' Flanigin is a Texas blues musician who’s called Austin, Texas home for the last 25 years. He honed his craft under the tutelage of legendary jazz organist Big John Patton. He’s also spent time with the great organ masters: Jimmy Smith, Brother Jack McDuff and Jimmy McGriff. Mike is known as the 'go to' Hammond organist for Lone Star guitar legends Jimmie Vaughan & Billy Gibbons. He has also performed with Steve Miller, Eric Clapton, Robert Plant, Willie Nelson, Gary Clark Jr., and many others. His 2015 solo effort, “The Drifter”, is regarded as one of the defining Texas music albums of the era