Solo Bass Night 5

Solo Bass Night 5

David Grossman, Michael Manring, Ariane Cap, Jean Baudin, Paul Hanson

Wednesday, June 5th

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

Solo Bass Night 5
Solo Bass Night 5
It’s an easy call. If you like electric bass, played solo, by an array of outstanding musicians, this is the show for you! Back at the Freight after a five-year hiatus, Solo Bass Night returns with Michael Manring, Jean Baudin, Ariane Cap, Paul Hanson on bassoon with Ariane, and Dave Grossman.
David Grossman
Dave Grossman specializes in 7-string electric bass arrangements of the solo violin and solo cello works of J.S. Bach. He has also done some live looping and other original music. Dave used to play with the instrumental rock trio (unpronounceable).
Michael Manring
Michael Manring
Widely-revered as one of the most innovative and original bassists in the world, Michael Manring has been pushing the boundaries of what’s possible on the bass guitar for over
three decades. He has been awarded two gold records, numerous readers poll awards and Bass Player magazine's "Bassist of the Year"; Building on the conceptions of his teacher, the late bass legend Jaco Pastorius, Michael has developed a new approach to the instrument that includes unorthodox tunings, techniques and methodologies. He has honed his skills on hundreds of recordings as a session musician and thousands of concerts throughout the world.
Ariane Cap
Ariane Cap of Austria plays bass in many styles, including jazz, folk, flamenco, classical, Celtic, and punk. She’s played with the Mozart Band and the Palm Wine Boys, the Cirque de Soleil and the Sippy Cups. She has recently teamed up with bassoonist Paul Hanson to create the eclectic duo OoN. Paul will be joining her for tonight’s show.
Jean Baudin
The Bay Area’s Jean Baudin, known for his dark, melodic compositions and versatile technique, has performed solo bass shows and taught at clinics across America and in Europe. The website Ultimate Guitar calls his album Solace “a work of great musical and technical prowess” and “an inspiration.”
Paul Hanson
Paul is a world-renowned jazz bassoonist and saxophonist who has worked with such artists as Bela Fleck and the Flecktones, Cirque Du Soleil, Davka, St. Joseph’s Ballet, Zenith Patrol, the Klezmorim, the Paul Dresher Ensemble, Jonas Hellborg, Dennis Chambers, Eddie Money (Paul is the sax soloist on “Take Me Home Tonight”), and Boz Scaggs.