Manu Mayr is a vienna-born bass player, composer & producer.
The exploration and connection of the most diverse sound worlds and their sociotopes can be described as the core of his creative work. In doing so, he deals with the numerous currents of contemporary music creation. From the interpretation of new music to experimental electronics, improvisation and jazz to hip-hop and pop. performing at renowned festivals all over the globe in various contexts as co-leader, solo artist or sideman.
Founding member of: 5K HD, Kompost 3, Gabbeh, schtum
Member of: Synesthetic 4, Studio Dan
guest musician at Klangforum Wien, Phace, Bit20 Ensemble Bergen, Nouvelle Ensemble Contemporain and many more
i'm currently teaching "Doublebass - Contemporary Music & Extended Techniques" at university of music and performing arts vienna.
either MA - contact me if you're interested - or focus program for classical doublebass bachelor students.
my discogs profile, near-complete actually
self released solo double bass material (bandcamp)
kudos to austria's sra archive
for live performance dates & more content please refer to:
co-written/produced and/or mixed some tracks on
kerosin95 - Volume 1
Peter Rom - Wanting Machine
Synesthetic 4 - Ah Wow Ha
Pneuma feat. Manu Mayr - Intangible
Jazzorchester Vorarlberg - Leelah (Dec 2022)
very excited to announce the start of a new collaboration with Lan Rex - more TBA