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Michael Manring

Michael Manring
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Michael Manring (born June 27, 1960 in Annapolis) is an American bass guitarist from the San Francisco Bay Area. He is widely regarded as one of the great virtuosos on his instrument, and has worked in a wide variety of settings, from solo to groups and many collaborations.
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http://www.manthing.com
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Releases on file (34)
Carl Weingarten — This Is Where I Found You Carl Weingarten — This Is Where I Found You
(Multiphase Records MP CD120, 2018, CD)
Carl Weingarten — An Endless Premonition Carl Weingarten — An Endless Premonition
(Multiphase Records , 2016, CD)
Vectrexcentricity — Lifelike Boy Android Vectrexcentricity — Lifelike Boy Android
(Bandcamp no#, 2016, DL)
Richard Pinhas / Barry Cleveland — Mu Richard Pinhas / Barry Cleveland — Mu
(Cuneiform Rune 426, 2016, CD)
Weingarten / Charlton — Where There Is Light Weingarten / Charlton — Where There Is Light
(Spotted Peccary SPM-3201, 2016, CD)
Henry Kaiser & Ray Russell — The Celestial Squid Henry Kaiser & Ray Russell — The Celestial Squid
(Cuneiform Rune 403, 2015, CD)
Michael Manring / Kevin Kastning — In Winter Michael Manring / Kevin Kastning — In Winter
(Greydisc GDR 3511, 2012, CD)
Barry Cleveland — Hologramatron Barry Cleveland — Hologramatron
(Moonjune Eleven Eleven MJR033, 2010, CD)
Alonso Arreloa / LabA — Música Horizontal Alonso Arreloa / LabA — Música Horizontal
(Intolerancia no#, 2007, CD)
A Triggering Myth — The Remedy of Abstraction A Triggering Myth — The Remedy of Abstraction
(Laser's Edge LE 1044, 2006, CD)
McGill Manring Stevens — This Is What We Do McGill Manring Stevens — This Is What We Do
(Free Electric Sound FES-1005, 2006, CD)
Carl Weingarten — Local Journeys Carl Weingarten — Local Journeys
(Multiphase Records MP-CD 1114, 2005, CD)
Sadhappy — Outerspaces Sadhappy — Outerspaces
(Periscope CSH005, 2005, CD)
Michael Manring — Soliloquy Michael Manring — Soliloquy
(no#, 2005, CD)
Henry Kaiser & Wadada Leo Smith : Yo Miles! — Upriver Henry Kaiser & Wadada Leo Smith : Yo Miles! — Upriver
(Cuneiform Rune 201/202, 2005, 2CD)
Henry Kaiser & Wadada Leo Smith : Yo Miles! — Sky Garden Henry Kaiser & Wadada Leo Smith : Yo Miles! — Sky Garden
(Cuneiform Rune 191/192, 2004, 2CD)
At War with Self — Torn between Dimensions At War with Self — Torn between Dimensions
(Free Electric Sound FES 4004, 2004, CD)
Barry Cleveland — Volcano Barry Cleveland — Volcano
(Bandcamp no#, 2004, CD)
McGill Manring Stevens — Controlled by Radar McGill Manring Stevens — Controlled by Radar
(Free Electric Sound FES4002, 2002, 2CD)
Carl Weingarten — Escapesilence Carl Weingarten — Escapesilence
(Multiphase Records MP-CD 110, 2002, CD)
Scott McGill / Michael Manring / Vic Stevens — Addition by Subtraction Scott McGill / Michael Manring / Vic Stevens — Addition by Subtraction
(Free Electric Sound ES4001, 2001, CD)
Attention Deficit — The Idiot King Attention Deficit — The Idiot King
(Magna Carta MA-9054-2, 2001, CD)
Carl Weingarten — Blue Faith Carl Weingarten — Blue Faith
(Multiphase Records MP-CD 105, 2000, CD)
Jim Matheos — Away with Words Jim Matheos — Away with Words
(Metal Blade 3984-14275-2, 1999, CD)
Kent Heckaman — Transitions Kent Heckaman — Transitions
(mp3.com 37384, 1999, CD)
Attention Deficit — Attention Deficit Attention Deficit — Attention Deficit
(Magna Carta MA-9022-2, 1998, CD)
Michael Manring — The Book of Flame Michael Manring — The Book of Flame
(Alchemy Records (US) ALCD 1015, 1998, CD)
Cloud Chamber — Dark Matter Cloud Chamber — Dark Matter
((Not on label) no#, 1998, CD)
Sadhappy — Good Day Bad Dream Sadhappy — Good Day Bad Dream
(Periscope CD04, 1997, CD)
Cloud Chamber — Live Demo Cloud Chamber — Live Demo
((Not on label) no#, 1996, MC)
Michael Manring — Thonk Michael Manring — Thonk
(High Street Records 72902 10322-2, 1994, CD)
Monks of Doom — Forgery Monks of Doom — Forgery
(IRS X2 0777 7 13163 2 6 , 1992, CD)
Michael Manring — Toward the Center of the Night Michael Manring — Toward the Center of the Night
(Windham Hill WD-1083, 1989, CD)
Michael Manring — Unusual Weather Michael Manring — Unusual Weather
(Windham Hill WD-1044, 1986, CD)

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