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Mike Mennell

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by canteenboy, Feb 21, 2014.


  1. canteenboy

    canteenboy

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    This guy is an amazing bass player. Any of you guys heard him play? He's got such great groove. He's so good at improv as well. He plays with a pick and fingers equally amazingly.

    Just wondering if any bass players have heard of him around here.
     
  2. canteenboy

    canteenboy

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    Wish I could post some links. Is there any way to do that?
     
  3. jerry

    jerry Definitely not trending Gold Supporting Member

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    I'm a big Josh Smith fan!
     
  4. 57pbass

    57pbass Supporting Member

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    I know Mike..I met him when I was living and performing in South Florida….he was the bassist for IKO IKO for many years…he is in LA now ( thats the last I heard from him )and I believe he is on staff at one of the local music schools…he's a great guy and an amazing bass player…. he turned me onto the Eden Nemesis 2 x 10 combo which was his main amp for many years.. I hope he is doing well..he deserves it..
    Look for a drummer Stewart Jean who was also in the IKO IKO band and headed west...
     
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  6. canteenboy

    canteenboy

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    It makes me happy that at least a few people know him.

    He's so good. It would be a god damn shame if no one knew it.
     
  7. 57pbass

    57pbass Supporting Member

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    If you see him please say hello for me…I think he will remember me…
     
  8. canteenboy

    canteenboy

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    No prob.

    Not sure I'll see him anytime soon though.
     

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