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9th February 2017: Michael Janisch’s Paradigm Shift to appear at Love Supreme Festival

  Big news: Michael Janisch’s Paradigm Shift will be appearing at Love Supreme Festival this year. The Love Supreme Festival takes place at: Glynde Place The St Glynde Lewes BN8 6SX More details on timings coming soon…

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20th January 2017: MJ to tour with Tim Armacost throughout February in UK/Austria/Spain/Slovenia

  MJ will be performing on double bass with NY-based saxophonist and composer Tim Armacost in February to promote his new Whirlwind Recordings release Time Being.  Tour dates below as well as information on Tim’s new album. . FEBRUARY Time Being EUROPEAN TOUR FEB 6 – Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club, London, England * FEB 7 […]

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15th January 2017: Live photos from Cloudmakers Trio ‘Five’ at Kings Place in London

Here’s some great photos from the Cloudmakers Trio ‘Five’ recent concert at Kings Place in London. The band is currently on tour. Photos were taken by Victor Guidini (www.victorguidini.com).

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5th January 2017: New video from Never Group ‘Strange Party’

Here’s the next video in a series that were recently filmed in London from Never Group, the brainchild of Zhenya Strigalev featuring MJ on bass and Marc Ayza on drums.   Never Group will be touring throughout 2017, stay tuned for dates:    

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2nd January 2017: Happy New Year

Happy New Year… Wishing everyone a happy and healthy, musically enriched 2017. Thank you for all the support in 2016. -MJ

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20th December 2016: Stream a full concert from Andrew Bain’s ‘Embodied Hope Quartet’ on BBC Radio 3

Drummer/composer/bandleader Andrew Bain premiered a new seven movement last month featuring pianist George Colligan (Jack DeJohnette, Cassandra Wilson), saxophonist Jon Irabagon (Dave Douglas, Tom Harrell) and bassist Michael Janisch (Lee Konitz, Kurt Elling). The band recorded for a future Whirlwind release (scheduled for October 2017) at Hawthorne Theatre, Welwyn Garden City during the tour and […]

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29th November 2016: MJ to perform with Marius Neset band for December dates

MJ will be playing double bass for four concerts in December with Norwegian saxophonist and composer Marius Neset.  The band also features Ivo Neame (piano), Jim Hart (vibraphone), and Anton Eger (drums).  Dates are: 07 Dec 2016  Porgy & Bess  Vienna  08 Dec 2016  Jazzclub Unterfahrt  Munich 09 Dec 2016  Spielboden  Dornbirn 10 Dec 2016  […]

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26th November 2016: MJ to perform Solo Double Bass show at Cockpit Theater in London NOV 28

Michael will be performing a solo bass concert as part of a triple bill this monday at the Cockpit Theatre in London, presented by JazzFM’s Jez Nelson and Chris Philips. More information and tickets: click here    

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5th November 2016: MJ on the Scott’s Bass Lesson Podcast

Michael has been interviewed by world renown bassist and educator Scott Devine for his podcast. Scott’s bass lessons website is the largest online resource for bassists in the world, and his podcast is one of the most listened to music podcasts around today.  Check the podcast here.        

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24th October 2016: Andre Canniere ‘Going Blind’ video… Autumn tour continues this week

Here’s a video taken from Andre Canniere’s recording session for The Darkening Blue on which MJ appears, out now on Whirlwind Recordings.  The video features: Andre Canniere – trumpet; Brigitte Beraha – voice; Tori Freestone – tenor saxophone; Ivo Neame – piano; Michael Janisch – double bass; Ted Poor – drums. Andre’s tour continues this […]

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