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Michael Manson

Michael Manson
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Genre: Jazz
Biography: A native of Chicago, IL, Michael Manson took interest in the electric guitar at the age of 14. Influenced by the music of Al Jarreau and intrigued by the technique of Jarreau's bass player Abe Laboriel, Manson's love of music soon began to shift towards the bass guitar. At 15, he and a group of friends ...Read full biography
Just Feelin' It
Released: 2006
Label: 215 Entertainment
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By virtue of his size, smile, stronger promotional push, and ubiquitous covers of disco-era hits, Wayman Tisdale has taken the melodic virtues of the bass and made it a viable instrument in smooth jazz. ...Read full review
Up Front
Released: 2008
Label: NuGroove Records
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The reality of the smooth jazz business in the 2000s has been that great genre veterans and solid emerging artists alike can bounce from label to label as indies open up and are shuttered no matter the ...Read full review
More Michael Manson albums: Main Albums (3)
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