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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...

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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...

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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...

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Michael Manring tour update (July – October, 2009)

Michael Manring has a number of local (San Francisco Bay area) shows scheduled through July, including three performances with acoustic guitarists Alex DeGrassi and Jeff Titus. On July 29th, Manring will be playing a special benefit concert in San Rafael for the victims of the war in Darfur. Complete tour dates and information: Thursday, July 16 at 7:30pm Solo, also...

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Michael Manring: Giant Steps

Today’s video features bassist Michael Manring nailing John Coltrane’s “Giant Steps”, with the help of Jamie Findlay on guitar, Barry Gurley on piano and David Tull on drums. Enjoy!

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Michael Manring & Tony Kaltenberg: Stargazer Lilly

During the 2007 Yachats Guitar Festival, Michael Manring and Tony Kaltenberg performed together, really creating some magic with “Stargazer Lilly”. You can catch Manring’s use of the e-bow up close in this video, as well as his incredible loop work.

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Michael Manring tour and updates

Michael Manring is set to door a few shows with acoustic guitarist Tony Kaltenberg in Oregon and Washington from May 29th through the 31st (details below). In June, Michael is making a return trip to the east coast to do a show with the Feinsmith Quartet, the chamber ensemble with cellist Jennifer Culp, guitarist Gyan Riley, pianist Christopher Taylor and...

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NorCal Bassix: Michael Manring and Stew McKinsey duo

NorCal Bassix has posted a bunch of videos from their event on May 2nd. Here’s one featuring special guests Michael Manring and Stew McKinsey performing one of Stew’s songs. Check out more videos from the event.


NorCal Bassix Bass Day review

[Editor’s note: Wade Craver and sent us this nice piece following his NorCal Bassix First Annual Bass Day event on May 2nd. We donated some notreble t-shirts, stickers and postcards for the event.] NorCal Bassix – Bass Day, what an event! No one left this venue dissatisfied. In addition to their new expansion, the new store Music Max in Palo...

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Michael Manring concert and event updates

Michael Manring has just updated his tour schedule again, with a whole new line up of solo and group performances and clinics. We caught a solo performance a few weeks ago, and we’re still blown away by it. If you can make it to the Nor-Cal BASSIX Bass Day, be on the lookout for some hot-off-the-press No Treble t-shirts, some...


NorCal Bass Day to feature Michael Manring

Bassist Wade Craver is starting a new bass event in northern California, and he’s starting it off with a bang. The first annual Bass Day is taking place at Music Max in Palo Cedro, California and will feature bassists Stew McKinsey, Andres Cervantes, Craver, and a special performance by Michael Manring. The event runs from 12 to 6pm on May...

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Michael Manring Tour Updates (Mar – Oct 2009)

Michael Manring has released his latest tour schedule. We’ll be at the Jammin’ Java this Saturday (March 28th). If you’re also attending, please drop us a note! Solo performance Thu. Mar. 26 at 8PM The Stone: Avenue C at E 2nd St. in New York, NY 10009 Solo performance Sat. March 28 at 7PM Jammin’ Java: 227 Maple Ave E,...