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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
Bass Videos

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...

Bass Videos

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....

Player News

Sligo Jazz Project announces Michael Manring Day

Bass virtuoso Michael Manring is holding an all-day workshop in Sligo, Ireland on October 2, 2009. The event is hosted by Sligo Jazz Project. “For a small town with a population of about 20,000 we have worked very hard and been very lucky to get some wonderful musicians visit here over the past few years, particularly with regards to the...

Player News

Steve Lawson and Michael Manring live at Don Quixotes

Over the weekend, bassist Steve Lawson posted about a live performance he recorded with Michael Manring. 3 Live improvisations was recorded from the audience at Don Quixotes in Felton, Santa Cruz, California in January, 2008. It knocked me out. Steve is playing a fretless 6-string bass, and Michael is playing his 4-string basses, with looping. Steve and Michael’s next duo...

Concerts & Tours

Michael Manring Tour Update (Sept-Oct 2009)

Michael Manring has updated his tour schedule, including dates through October 2009. Michael shares, “I’ll be staying close to home for the next few weeks to work on some new compositions, but I’ve got lots of trips in the works for the rest of the year and 2010.” Friday, September 18 Solo performance/Special Private Concert and Gourmet Vegetarian Dinner in...