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Michael Manring: Adhan
Bass Videos

Michael Manring: Adhan

Here’s bassist Michael Manring performing a solo piece entitled “Adhan”. Manring often uses the EBow in his performances. For this tune, he uses two.

Edo Castro Releases Sacred Graffiti
New Albums

Edo Castro Releases Sacred Graffiti

Edo Castro has just released his third solo album, entitled Sacred Graffiti. The CD showcases Castro’s innovative bass looping and use of the Ebow to create introspective and artful songs. For the album, Castro called upon his Expandable Trio, consisting of guitarist Erik Lindquist and drummer Alex Aspinall, as well as bass virtuosos Michael Manring, David Friesen and Percy Jones....

John Paul Jones, Michael Manring to Attend Manson’s Guitar Show
Events

John Paul Jones, Michael Manring to Attend Manson’s Guitar Show

Manson’s Guitar Shop has announced ex-Led Zeppelin/ Them Crooked Vultures bassist John Paul Jones will be a special guest at their 16th annual guitar show, set for October 23 and 24th, 2010 at the Riverside Leisure Centre in Exeter, England. Jones has a long standing with company owner Hugh Manson, who just released a signature model for JPJ based on...

Michael Manring Tour Update (Sept – Jan)
Concerts & Tours

Michael Manring Tour Update (Sept – Jan)

Michael Manring once again proves to be one of the busiest bassists around, with a fresh set of performance dates that run through January 2011. Here’s the latest schedule: September 16, 2010 Improvised ambient music with Jeff Oster, Carl Weingarten and Dave Dilullo Live Music Thursdays @ the New Zealander, 1400 Webster St, Alameda CA Saturday, September 18, 2010 Special...

Peelgreems: Shenmue, with Michael Manring (Album Sneak Peek)
Bass Videos

Peelgreems: Shenmue, with Michael Manring (Album Sneak Peek)

Michael Manring shared this video, saying “I recently played on a tune for a cross-cultural rock project called Peelgreems… Cool stuff!” We agree! This track is from the upcoming album, due out later this year. The band includes Alexis Hadefi on guitars and vocals, Manring on bass, Hycarpi on vocals and Kenneth Schalk on drums.

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

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
Bass Videos

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...