Reservoir VIC, Australia
Double Bass Lessons, Electric Bass Lessons
- Pricing: please enquire
- Suitability: all ages
Michael Meagher is a graduate from the Victorian College of the Arts Bachelor of Music Improvisation degree. He currently plays with The Black Arm Band, Kylie Auldist, The Meltdown, Emma Donovan, and The PutBacks. He has worked as a freelance bassist for bands such as, The Bamboos, The Pigram Brothers, Kate Ceberano and Ross Hannaford.
In 2011 Michael performed with International superstars Joss Stone, Mavis Staples, Rickie Lee Jones, through the Black Arm Band’s Melbourne Festival production Notes from the Hard Road.
Michael has acted as musical director for the Arts Centre Melbourne’s showcase Big Notes 2012, as well as The Black Arm Band’s tour of Wales and London in 2012, and China 2014.
Having toured extensively throughout Australia, Michael has also performed at festivals and clubs in the UK, Canada, USA, New Zealand, South Korea, China, Taiwan, Singapore, and Switzerland.
In 2014 Michael co-wrote Dawn, the critically acclaimed album by Emma Donovan & The PutBacks. Dawn made Double J’s top 50 albums of 2014, as well as PRI’s best of 2014 list.
Michael’s discography includes albums with City City City, Tripod, TZU, Parallel Lions, Shane Howard, Kylie Auldist, Seth Sentry, The Black Arm Band, Miss Murphy, Bobby Fox, Emma Donovan & The PutBacks, Menagerie and Tuka. Michael was co-producer for The Cactus Channel’s debut release Haptics on HopeStreet Recordings.
Michael is also an active music teacher, he currently teaches instrumental music and leads ensembles at Eltham High school, Kingswood College and NMIT.