Michael Janisch

Double Bass

Michael Janish (Red Wing Minnesota, US, 1979), American bassist, producer, composer and Whirlwind Recordings owner is indeed many things: a MOBO nominee, a Berklee graduate, and overall decorated musician. His accomplishments include Traveling Song, the only album by his TransAtlantic Collective (TAC), a contemporary jazz ensemble that featured the likes of pianists Jason Rebello and Dan Tepfer, trumpeter Jay Phelps, Ambrose Akinmusire, and Avishai Cohen, and many, many others. Other musicians with whom Janisch has performed or recorded with include Joe Lovano, Dianne Reeves, Seamus Blake, George Garzone, Aaron Parks, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Will Vinson, Mark Turner, Kenny Wheeler, Quincy Jones, Evan Parker, Gary Husband, Shirley Horn, Gary Burton, Ingrid Jensen, Wynton Marsalis, Kurt Elling, Sir John Dankworth, Roy Hargrove, and Clarence Penn.