Mike Olmos was raised in Merced. He moved to the Bay Area in 1997 to attend California State University, Hayward, and pursue a music degree. Mike is currently the trumpet player for the legendary Etta James and is one of the most in-demand jazz trumpeters in the Bay Area. He has performed with Rosemary Clooney, The Stan Kenton Alumni Big Band, Michael Feinstein, Jon Hendricks, and many local Bay Area greats. He has recorded with Matt Catingub's "Big Kahuna and the Copa Cat Pack," Rosemary Clooney, Mike Vax, Cannonball, Madeline Eastman and The Marcus Shelby Jazz Orchestra. He has performed at the San Francisco Jazz Festival, Monterey Jazz Festival, Fuji Rock Festival, Playboy Jazz Festival and others. Mike regularly performs around the Bay Area with Madeline Eastman, the Contemporary Jazz Orchestra, the Fil Lorenz Nonet/Big Band, and his own quartet.