Mihail was born in Sofia, Bulgaria. He started taking piano lessons at the age of 8, studied classical guitar from the age of 11. At age 17 he started playing the double bass under the guidance of his father, a professional double bass player. In 2002 he was enrolled at the jazz department of the ‘Conservatorium van Amsterdam’. After his graduation he won several important jazz awards. Since then he’s been performing all over the world with the Bodurov Trio, Blazin’ Quartet, Nikolov-Ivanović Undectet, Federico Pascucci East Trio, Martin Lubenov’s Jazzta Prasta Trio and others.