SongVault Artist Profile
Michael David Sherwood
New Mexico, United States
Jazz / Ambient
These songs have been composed and performed entirely by myself unless otherwise noted. The groups I currently perform with are in the process of adapting part of this collection for live performance.
I am the bassist with Cave Ensemble, a jazz group in the Albuquerque, NM area, also featuring pianist-Chris Cordova, guitarist-Andrew Poling, and drummer-Charlie Cordova.
I also perform as bassist with a group called Entourage, featuring vocalists - Suzi Corley, Checky Okun, and Marisa Hausenfleck, with musicians Matt Chavez-drums, Gary Kinshen-guitar, Allexander Lyons-keyboards, Paul Petersen-trumpet/fluglehorn, Laura Pirard-trombone/percussion, and Ken Gilman-violin/mandolin/banjo.
Instruments used are a vintage fretless Fender Jazz Bass, Fender Precision Bass, a Hohner Acoustic Bass, a Schecter-Strat electric guitar, Ovation 12-string guitar, Seagull acoustic guitar, and a Pimentel 45th Aniversary classical guitar.
Recording gear consists of an iMac running Logic Studio 9, an M-Audio Keystation Pro 88 keyboard, a Keystation 44-E, an M-Audio Firewire 410 digital recording interface, and Mackey MR8 studio monitors. Other software in use is EaseWest Quantum Leap Play suite, NativeInstruments Komplete 6, IK-Multimedia Total Studio 2, u-he Zebra 2, SampleLogic The Elements, and SonicCharge SynPlant.