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Bass used for Manthing recording?

Discussion in 'Ask Steve Lawson & Michael Manring' started by climb, Mar 20, 2009.


  1. climb

    climb

    May 1, 2007
    Baltimore, MD
    Michael,
    Longtime fan and admirer of your work. I first bought Unusual Weather on cassette tape as a high school student. On the CD release of Unusual Weather, there's a track at the end that you did together with Michael Hedges entitled "Manthing". Can you tell me anything about that track? In particular--do you have any clue what bass guitar/setup you used? The tone is stunning but also seems a little different than some of your other recordings.

    thanks!
     
  2. Michael Manring

    Michael Manring TalkBass Pro Supporting Member

    Apr 1, 2000
    Thanks so much, climb. If I recall correctly, that was an old Jazz bass copy I made out of parts. Not much of a bass really, but it got the job done. It was always a pleasure playing with my old friend Michael Hedges.
     

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