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Michael Eisenman
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Eugene, Oregon

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Michael Eisenman

Male, from Eugene, Oregon

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  • About

    Eugene, Oregon
    Current Setup:
    • Shen Willow Rogeri 2006 with Evah Mittel EAD, Oliv G, and Realist Lifeline (and BassMax backup)
    • Eminence 4-string RN 2005 with Spiro Mittels and Realist Lifeline
    • Emile Dupree French bow
    • Conrad Götz French bow
    • Finale French bow
    • Gollihur (I think) French bow, used with Eminence for the last note in ballads

    • Rickenbacker 4003SW 2015 w/TI Jazz Flats
    • Warwick Corvette 4 Standard (fretted and fretless), both w/TI Jazz Flats
    • Fender Squier Precision w/Chromes, tuned 5ths
    • Rogue VB-100 (Hofner knock-off at 1/10 the price; very convincing 60s sound with Pyramid Gold strings)

    Amps, cabs, effects:
    • Acoustic Image Focus 2 Series III
    • MAS-45, EA Wizzy 12 M-Line
    • Acoustic Image Contra Series II
    • Ampeg B100R (great amp; a solid-state B15)
    • Gallien-Krueger 400RB-III and 400RB-IV
    • Aphex Project Channel (with Big Bottom and Aural Exciter)
    • Kustom 100 2x12 1970 black tuck-and-roll
    • Fishman Dual Parametric DI
    • Aphex 1401 Acoustic Exciter
    • Line 6 Bass Pod XT
    Favorite Genres:
    Swing: big-band, Western, manouche, and most anything else that swings; classical
    Gigs and Ensembles:
    • Blue Skies Big Band (https://www.facebook.com/BlueSkiesBigBand)
    • Eugene/Springfield Community Orchestra
    • Eugene Symphony's Play It Again! adult chamber ensembles
    Previously Owned Gear:
    • Euphonic Audio Wizzy 12 (pre-M-Line) and Wizzy 10 cabs
    • Glasser braided carbon-graphite French bow
    • Fishman Full Circle pickup
    • 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)
    • 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.


    "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..."

    Worry is a waste of imagination.