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Michael Feinberg

Bassist Michael Feinberg has quickly “become one of the premier young artists on the New York scene” (Jazz Inside Magazine). Raised in Atlanta, GA, Feinberg began his music career on the bandstand as a member of Grammy nominated trumpeter Russell Gunn’s quartet. Performing every week at Churchill Grounds, 18 year old Feinberg held the bass chair for 6 months until he left for the University of Miami. As a sophomore at UM, Michael recorded his debut record “Harajuku” which helped him to earn a residency at Betty Carter’s Jazz Aheadat the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC. In 2012 Feinberg signed with Sunnyside Records to record the “Elvin Jones Project” with an all star lineup of Billy Hart, George Garzone, Tim Hagans, Leo Genovese, and Alex Wintz

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”The influence of that period of (Miles) Davis' career comes through in the writing as well as the musicianship. That ESP!, Miles Smiles, Sorcerer aesthetic is evident.” - Jazz Inside Magazine

“This new release by Michael Feinberg underscores what a remarkable bandleader Jones was” -Wall St. Journal

“Michael Feinberg's Elvin Jones Project is a an inviting and thoughtfully swung listen” -LA Times

“Feinberg’s original material is fresh and refreshingly free of empty complexity, giving his group... material that they can stretch out on without getting lost in technique

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Primary Instrument

Bass, acoustic

Location

New York City

Willing to teach

Advanced only

Credentials/Background

www.nyja.com I teach private lessons in bass, theory, composition, and ensemble playing.

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Discography

Whatever Possessed Me

Whatever Possessed Me

Sear Sound Studios, NYC
2018

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Live at 800 East

Live at 800 East

BeHip Records
2014

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Michael Feinberg: The Elvin Jones Project

Michael Feinberg: The...

Sunnyside Records
2013

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With Many Hands

With Many Hands

Self Produced
2011

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Tutuola

Tutuola

Michael Feinberg
Live at 800 East

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