I recently stumbled upon this great piece on practicing with a looper over at the Institute of Bass – the post was sponsored By SWR Sound Corporation and written by the ever impress Michael Manring, who I had the pleasure of seeing live with Steve Lawson last month. Looping History Looping devices used to be huge, […]
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On Wednesday, in London, England, Manring and Lawson brought together Solo Bass from Both Sides of the Ocean. Starting with a workshop by Michael Manring at Chappell music. I have to say, to Markbass‘ credit, the sound and tone of Michael’s playing was absolutely amazing. I first heard Michael play live almost a decade ago when I […]
It hasn’t happend for 5 years, but on Wednesday evening, solo bassists Steve Lawson and Michael Manring will be playing. Last time they got together was in Santa Cruz, California, this time Round Midnight Jazz and Blues Bar is the venue, in London England. This is what it sounded like when they played together last: […]
There was a pointer to this great video of Michael Manring explaining his Zon Bass lurking in the comments to “What I Hate Bass Licks” (a must read post if you haven’t read it already – masterfully written by Steve Uccello. In the video Michael explains how the Zon Hyperbass came about.
It has been a while since I had a Zon of my own, although rarely a day goes by without me hearing one – using via Michael Manring playing (see Manthing.com). Zon enthusiasts might want to check the latest addition to the Zon Guitars website. Zon now have their very own online store (store.zonguitars.com). Current […]
It’s been a little while since we’ve had a video on the blog, and I’ve not posted a Bass Duo before, so Steve Lawson sorting through his video collection and posting this live improv with Michael Manring turns out to be very timely! Enjoy!