Bass Instructor Michael Mennell
From His Jam Play Bio:
Mike has taught at the Musician’s Institute in Hollywood, CA since 2002, in their bass and Bachelor’s programs. From 2006-2008, Mike was the bassist for Sir Tom Jones, and appeared with him in the U.K., Europe and in North and South America. In 2009, he played with American Idol winner Taylor Hicks, on television (Ellen, Regis) and live theater and club dates. Mike maintains a busy recording schedule, with commercials, television, (The Vineyard), and most recently, a duets album with Australian superstar singer Jimmy Barnes, featuring Keith Urban, Neal Schon and Jonathan Cain of Journey, and guitar virtuoso Joe Bonamassa, with producer legend Kevin Shirley.
Michael Mennell has been a musician most of his life. He started playing violin at age four, and drums at 14. At 16, his brother’s band needed a bass player; he gave it a try, and found his musical home. Mike maintains a busy schedule between teaching at the Musician’s Institute in Hollywood and recording commercials, television, (The Vineyard), and other projects.
He’s also a featured artist on the bass guitar instructional website Jamplay.com.
Here Are Some Youtube Videos Showcasing Michael’s Skill Set
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