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Solo Bass Night Series Launching This November
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Solo Bass Night Series Launching This November

Ariane Cap and Josh Cohen have teamed up to create Solo Bass Night, a performance series that features and promotes solo bass music. The concerts have their roots from an event nearly 15 years ago.

Michael Manring: Selene (Live)
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Michael Manring: Selene (Live)

Michael Manring’s “Selene” is a musical masterpiece. So it was a thrill to discover this clip of Michael performing it live at the 2011 Canadian Guitar Festival.

The Aristocrats Announce “The Aristocamp” Music Camp
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The Aristocrats Announce “The Aristocamp” Music Camp

The Aristocrats have announced their first ever “Aristocamp,” which is set to take place from June 18 - 21. Each member of the trio – including bassist Bryan Beller – will teaching and performing. Michael Manring is a guest instructor.

Barely Jazz Ensemble with Michael Manring: Something About Us
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Barely Jazz Ensemble with Michael Manring: Something About Us

Here’s the Barely Jazz Ensemble with special guest Michael Manring performing “Something About Us.” The session took place at the Joe Henderson Lab in the SFJAZZ Center and offers up a great showcase for Michael’s soloing skills.

Jesús Rico Pérez: John Francis (Michael Manring Cover)
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Jesús Rico Pérez: John Francis (Michael Manring Cover)

Jesús Rico Pérez is back! In this new video, he takes on a recent tune by Michael Manring, which appeared on the official soundtrack for the film, Beneath The Bassline. Manring wrote the song as a dedication to Jaco Pastorius. You can check out the full soundtrack here, including Manring’s version.

Michael Manring Japan Tour Blu-Ray Available For Preorder
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Michael Manring Japan Tour Blu-Ray Available For Preorder

Japan’s Pudding Broadcast is working to release a new live Michael Manring video on Blu-ray, and they need our help. Manring toured Japan back in 2016 when Pudding, a film, and audio production company, recorded his performances. “In October 2016, we invited Michael Manring for his first solo live tour in Japan,” they write. “Thanks to many individuals and companies,...

Gerald Veasley’s Bass BootCamp Returns for 2018
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Gerald Veasley’s Bass BootCamp Returns for 2018

Gerald Veasley’s Bass BootCamp is back for 2018! Set for March 16th through the 18th in Philadelphia, the weekend-long bass camp features hands-on workshops, masterclasses, and performances. Every year the camp has an incredible lineup of instructors, and this year is no different. Veasley will be teaching alongside David Dyson, Chico Huff, Michael Manring, Patrick Pfeiffer, Divinity Roxx, Rob Smith,...

Bassists Alliance Teams Up For “Crush”
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Bassists Alliance Teams Up For “Crush”

If you’ve felt the ground rumbling late, it’s probably because bassists from all over the world have teamed up for the Bassists Alliance. The project, which features thirteen bassists and one drummer, has released their debut album, Crush. Formed by Alberto Rigoni and Six Feet Under bassist Jeff Hughell, the group’s new album is as varied in style as it...

Dmitry Lisenko Releases “minimalist”
New Albums

Dmitry Lisenko Releases “minimalist”

Bassist Dmitry Lisenko has released a new solo album entitled minimalist. The aptly titled record was made only with his acoustic bass guitar. “Minimalism is the practice of making space for the things you value most in life, by removing the excess that distracts you from happiness. In other words: Less is More,” Lisenko writes. “Today in our world we...

Standard Fusion Company: Yesterdays
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Standard Fusion Company: Yesterdays

Jason Raso shared this video of his second track from his “Session One” series. As a bonus, Michael Manring appears on the track. Jason lays down a sweet groove behind the band, which offers some beautiful, lyrical playing by Manring over top.