MICHAEL BATES

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New York based bassist, Michael Bates is a compelling example of a musician in the new millennium. He is a near virtuoso double bassist, visionary composer, bandleader, curator and educator who thrives in many musical worlds. With an eye to the future, his music draws from jazz, classical, world music, rock and blends them into a lyrical, visceral and cinematic style. For over two decades he has been performing cutting edge music and “simply put, Bates has the ability to make a huge impact on the existing state of modern jazz”– (Glenn Astarita). He has been called “a charismatic player who manages to navigate that most difficult and rarely traveled road leading to accessible experimentation… “(Chris Watson, “The View”).

His nine recordings: “Outside Sources”( 2004), “A Fine Balance” (2006), “Clockwise” (2008) and “Live in New York (2009)” and Acrobat (2011), “One From None” (2012), Automatic Vaudeville, (2013) Boom Crane (2014), Northern
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Acrobat: Music For, and By, Dmitri ShostakovichAcrobat: Music For, and By, Dmitri Shostakovich
Sunnyside Communicat 2011
$11.27
$4.93 (used)
ClockwiseClockwise
GreenLeaf Music 2008
$12.99
$4.62 (used)
Northern SpyNorthern Spy
CD Baby 2015
$13.24
$2.32 (used)
Clockwise by Michael Bates (2008-09-16)Clockwise by Michael Bates (2008-09-16)
Green Leaf Records
$45.56
$26.74 (used)
Bates, Michael Acrobat:Music For And By Dmitri Shostakovich Avantgarde/FreeBates, Michael Acrobat:Music For And By Dmitri Shostakovich Avantgarde/Free
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MICHAEL BATES Outside Sources album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Outside Sources
Avant-Garde Jazz 2003
MICHAEL BATES A Fine Balance album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
A Fine Balance
Avant-Garde Jazz 2005
MICHAEL BATES Clockwise album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Clockwise
Avant-Garde Jazz 2008
MICHAEL BATES Acrobat : Music for, and by, Dmitri Shostakovich album cover 3.50 | 1 ratings
Acrobat : Music for, and by, Dmitri Shostakovich
Avant-Garde Jazz 2011
MICHAEL BATES One From None album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
One From None
Avant-Garde Jazz 2013
MICHAEL BATES Northern Spy album cover 3.00 | 1 ratings
Northern Spy
Avant-Garde Jazz 2015

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MICHAEL BATES Michael Bates' Outside Sources : Live In New York 13/9/2008 album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Michael Bates' Outside Sources : Live In New York 13/9/2008
Avant-Garde Jazz 2009

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