Michael Manring (1960-) is an American electric bassist from the San Francisco Bay Area. He is a technical virtuoso, buy generally using his bass in very different ways and more like a guitar. Manring has a solid musical knowledge and uses the bass as a solo instrument usually in alternate tunings, buy with additional possibilities and patterns invoked on the fly with lever-activated de-tuners and bridges, somewhat like a pedal steel guitar. He wants to show that the electric bass can be used in a musically rich and expressive way./Wikipedia

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