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 […]
Posts tagged Steve Lawson
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: […]
If you can get to London, this sounds very interesting! The acclaimed teacher and solo artist, Steve Lawson is putting on Beyond Bass Camp, a one day event looking at the bass as a vehicle for music, both within the tradition of the bass guitar, and beyond it as a tool for self-expression. Looking at technical, theoretical and mechanical […]
I like stories that have a happy ending – they aren’t as plentiful as I’d like though. So, here’s one for you…
Poor Steve Lawson isn’t a very happy man right now, from his blog: “British Airways wrecked my bass “. The baggage handlers at one of the airports on his tour did a serious mischief to his much loved Modulus bass (I hope they can help Steve out for his US tour): Here’s a Video of the […]
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!