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Michael Manring’s First Solo Album Remastered, Reissued

Michael Manring: Unusual WeatherJazz fusion/experimental bass virtuoso Michael Manring’s first solo album, Unusual Weather, is now available in a remastered and repackaged CD edition.

Adventure Music is behind the reissue of Manring’s 1986 solo debut, which first appeared on Windham Hill Records, where he acted as house bassist. A student of the late, great Jaco Pastorius, Manring is also well-known for his collaborations with guitarist Michael Hedges, as well as his work with multi-instrumentalist Mike Marshall and musicians like Alex Skolnick, Henry Kaiser, Thomas Dolby, and John Gorka.

Here’s the original album’s “Thunder Tactics,” just in case you forgot what made Unusual Weather so special and in need of a reissue:

The Unusual Weather reissue is available on CD.

Unusual Weather Reissue Track List:

  1. Welcoming
  2. Huge Moon
  3. Almost April
  4. Unusual Weather
  5. Sung to Sleep
  6. Thunder Tactics
  7. Longhair Mobile
  8. Homeward
  9. Not Even the Summer
  10. Sightings
  11. Big Feelings
  12. Thunder Tactics Reprise
  13. Manthing