Michael Manring DANVILLE MUSIC John Lester

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Michael Manring DANVILLE MUSIC John Lester
April 9, 2016
8pm
Seating at 7:30pm
DANVILLE MUSIC
PRESENTS
JohnLester
and
MichaelManring
JohnLester&MichaelManring
Adoublebillshowwithsinger-songwriter-bassist-guitaristJohnLester
andvirtuosoelectricbassistMichaelManring
JohnLesterisanaward-winningsinger-songwriterandmulti-instrumentalist.Asasongwriter,Johnwas
awardedtheSongoftheYearAwardontwooccasionsfromtheWestCoastSongwriters,aswellaswinning
theWCSInternationalSongwritingcontestfor“BestJazzSong”and“BestHumorousSong”.Hehasreleased
fivealbumstodateincluding“LiveattheFreightandSalvage”,“BigDreamsandtheBottomLine”,“SoMany
Reasons”,“Jazz?”,and“Live”.HavingrecentlyreturnedtotheBayAreaafterlivinginEuropefortenyears,
Johncontinuestotourinternationallyplayingauniquesoloshowfeaturinghis100yearolduprightbass
namedSarah(afterSarahVaughnforhelovelyvocal-likequality).Johnisalsoanaccomplishedguitaristand
utilizesanarrayofacousticandelectricguitarsandbasseswithalooprecordertobuildlivetracksforhis
songsandimprovisations.
Hailedbymanyasoneoftheworldsleadingsolobassists,MichaelManringhasbeenpushingtheboundaries
ofwhatispossibleonthebassguitarforthreedecades.Buildingontheconceptsofhisteacher,thelatebass
legendJacoPastorius,Michaelhasdevelopedanewapproachtotheinstrumentthatincludesunorthodox
tunings,techniques,andmethodologies.Hehashonedhisskillsonhundredsofrecordingsasasession
musicianandthousandsofconcertsthroughouttheworldinvenuesincludingCarnegieHallinNYC,Yamaha
HallinTokyo,andDaviesSymphonyHallinSanFrancisco.Michaelhasworkedwithasurprisinglydiverse
collectionofmusiciansincludingMichaelHedges,SuzanneCiani,HenryKaiser,JohnGorka,TimAlexander
(Primus),PattyLarkin,andThomasDolby.
TonightJohnandMichaelwillsplitsetsaswellascollaboratewitheachotherforaneveningofheartfelt
songs,improvisations,andmusicalexplorations.
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