Michael Eisenman
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Michael Eisenman

from Eugene, Oregon

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  • About

    Location:
    Eugene, Oregon
    Current Setup:
    DB:
    • •Shen Willow Rogeri 2006 with Evah Mittel EA, Oliv DG, and Realist Lifeline (and BassMax backup)
    •• Eminence 4-string RN 2005 with Spiro Mittels and Full Circle

    EB:
    •• Fender Squier Precision w/Chromes
    •• Warwick Corvette 4 Standard (fretted and fretless), both w/TI Jazz Flats
    •• Rogue VB-100 (Hofner knock-off at 1/10 the price; very convincing sound with Pyramid strings)

    Amps, cabs:
    •• Acoustic Image Focus 2 Series III through EA Wizzy M-Line, Wizzy 10, and Wizzy 12 cabs
    •• Acoustic Image Contra Series II
    •• Kustom 100 2x12 1970 black tuck-and-roll (I don't use it; wanna buy it? Great condition.)
    Favorite Genres:
    Swing: big-band, Western, manouche, and most anything else that swings
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    • Blue Skies Big Band (https://www.facebook.com/BlueSkiesBigBand)
    • Eugene Community Orchestra
    • Eugene Symphony's Play It Again! adult chamber ensembles
    Previously Owned Gear:
    • •Johannes Köhr K64B double bass (hybrid, muffin top). A very nice starter bass; used it for three years before I found the Shen.
    • •Acoustic Image Clarus 1 Series III
    • •Tacoma CB10 fretless ABG (was my "upright" before I had a real one)
    • •Ampeg B100R (great amp; a solid-state B15, but too heavy)
    • •Steinberger Spirit XT-2 bass
    • •Ibanez SR885 5-string bass
    • •Ampeg Dan Armstrong bass, clear Lucite 1970
    Influences and Teachers:
    It was listening to James Jamerson that got me playing again after 25 years.

    Signature

    "I've got no desire to carry a Stradivarius, but there's no limit of primitive tom-tom in my tum-tum. Mama I wanna make rhythm..."

    www.blueskiesbigband.com
    www.facebook.com/BlueSkiesBigBand