Michael Janisch

Michael Janisch has established himself as a tireless creative force across the developing international spheres of contemporary improvised and experimental music. Based in London (originally from the USA), he successfully traverses this creative topography as electric & double bassist, composer, bandleader, producer, session musician and record label owner; and with an infectiously enthusiastic and influential spirit, he continues to energize and shape the current, bustling, international scene. His current cross-­genre project as composer and bassist, Paradigm Shift has seen the release of the eponymous, far-­reaching double album (Whirlwind). As a bassist he’s known for his versatility, full­-toned sounds and passion for playing time and groove with authenticity and dedication, no matter the context.