« I’m glad to share my great passion for swing style and knowledge of the double bass sound control and related techniques. »
Manu Hagmann is born in Geneva in 1980 surrounded by a traditional jazz context thanks his father René, musician deeply impregnated by the first decades of the american jazz. After several years of playing the electric bass, he started to play the double bass at the age of 17 as an autodidact first, with the strong styles of some first jazz bass giants like Milt Hinton, Slam Stewart or the legendary Jimmy Blanton in mind. Quickly he had numerous gig opportunities in different jazz combos from new orleans to bebop styles.