Michael Eisenman
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Michael Eisenman

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  • About

    Gender:
    Male
    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 Realist Lifeline
    • Emile Dupree French bow
    • Conrad Götz French bow
    • Finale French bow
    • Glasser braided carbon French bow

    EB:
    • 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 sound with Pyramid Gold strings)

    Amps, cabs:
    • Acoustic Image Focus 2 Series III
    • MAS-45, EA Wizzy 12 M-Line, Wizzy 10, and Wizzy 12 cabs
    • Acoustic Image Contra Series II
    • Kustom 100 2x12 1970 black tuck-and-roll
    • Line 6 Bass Pod
    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 Community Orchestra
    • Eugene Symphony's Play It Again! adult chamber ensembles
    Previously Owned Gear:
    • 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)
    • 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