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Michael Hedges with Michael Manring: Orphan From Baltimore (1980’s)
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Michael Hedges with Michael Manring: Orphan From Baltimore (1980’s)

Here’s some vintage Michael Manring for you! This is a clip from the early ’80’s featuring long-time Manring collaborator and friend, the late Michael Hedges on acoustic guitar. The performance took place at the New Varsity Theater in Palo Alto, California.

Michael Manring’s Out of Print Solo Catalog to Be Re-released
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Michael Manring’s Out of Print Solo Catalog to Be Re-released

Bassist Michael Manring has announced that Valley Entertainment is re-releasing his entire solo recordings catalog from his days on Windham Hill, High Street, Sony and BMG. After many years of being out of print, Unusual Weather, Toward The Center Of The Night, Drastic Measures, and Thonk will be once again available. No word yet on release dates. In other news,...

Bass Videos

Michael Manring: Inside Look at “Sacred Love” Session

Here’s a great inside look at a recording session with Michael Manring, for Shambhu’s Sacred Love album. Manring demonstrates his EBow as well. For more on the release, visit ShambhuMusic.com.

Michael Manring: Sugar
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Michael Manring: Sugar

Check out this great video of Michael Manring playing his solo bass arrangement of Stanley Turrentine’s song “Sugar”. The clip comes from Hudson Music’s “Bass Day 1998” DVD, which also features Victor Wooten and Rocco Prestia.

Events

Sligo Jazz Project 2010 Adds Manring and Goldsby to Faculty

Sligo Jazz Project’s annual International Summer School and festival will feature two bass faculty members, double bassist John Goldsby and electric bassist Michael Manring. Sligo Jazz Project was founded in 2005 by four Sligo-based musicians to promote jazz education and performance in the area. All faculty members give one master class and two ensemble sessions each day, and perform at...

What's Spinning

What’s Spinning for… Michael Manring

Michael Manring is this week’s guest columnist for “What’s Spinning” Thanks so much for your interest in the music I’ve been listening to lately. In addition to having precious little time for casual listening these days, my listening habits are a bit odd. I find that even for pieces of music I’m crazy about, if I listen once every few...

Concerts & Tours

Michael Manring tour and clinic updates

Michael Manring has just announced his latest tour and clinic schedule. In other news, guitarist Tim Farrell’s latest CD includes a guest performance by Manring. Check out Codas. Tour and clinic dates: February 19-20, 2010, 9:00am – 8:30 pm daily Bass Workout California BASS, Bay Area Sound Studios 6pm Concerts open to the public. $10 at the door Faculty: Michael...

Bass Videos, NAMM 2010

Michael Manring: Zon demo at NAMM

We’re still digging up videos from NAMM here and there… Here’s Michael Manring, playing his Signature Bass at the Zon booth during NAMM 2010. Crank up your speakers a little, the audio is a little light.

Events

Gerald Veasley’s 2010 Bass Bootcamp announced

Bassist Gerald Veasley‘s 2010 Bass Bootcamp is now open for registration. The event will take place over three days starting Friday, March 19th in Reading, Pennsylvania. The Bootcamp is designed for players of all levels and experience, which hands-on instruction from an impressive list of bassists, including: Bakithi Kumalo Brian Bromberg Michael Manring Anthony Wellington Richard Waller III Chris Farr...

Concerts & Tours

Michael Manring Tour Update (Nov 2009 – June 2010)

Michael Manring has updated his tour schedule through next year. Here’s the latest… Friday, November 20, 2009 With guitarist Adam Werner The Grieb Theater: 5440 Valley Circle Blvd. Woodland Hills, CA 91367 Doors @ 7pm, Show @ 7:30pm Saturday, November 21, 2009 Solo clinic for Zon Guitars Bass San Diego, 6255 Ferris Square Ste. E, San Diego, CA 92121 Presentation...

Michael Manring: My Three Moons
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Michael Manring: My Three Moons

Michael Manring held a bass workshop in Sligo, Ireland on October 2, 2009, and performed his first-ever concert in Ireland that night. Event organizer Eddie Lee shares this video with us, saying “Hi guys, thought of you when I managed to capture this gem from last week’s workshop with Michael Manring. What a wonderful musician, a great teacher, and true...

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Steve Lawson and Michael Manring: Improvised Duet

There’s been a lot of buzz lately about solo bassist Steve Lawson playing a gig with bassist Michael Manring. For those of you who did not get the chance to see it, Lawson has uploaded multiple videos of the October 6th gig at the Round Midnight Jazz & Blues Bar. We’re featuring one of those videos, a beautiful, improvised duet....