michael lindner

michael lindner


an independent artist/bassist/producer, playing in several bands in sonoma county california. i play all styles of music with 50 years of music experience.


began music at 8 yrs, playing accordion.

February 1964: switched to bass guitar, specifically, after seeing the Beatles on the Ed Sullivan Show.
i played in rock and roll bands in high school.
bass is my primary instrument. i play accordion, keys, guitar, mandolin and drums
i engineer and produce with Protools at alleyone studio

i have played in numerous bands in the san francisco bay over the yrs:

Marvin Gardens, The Mendocino All Stars, Renninger, Black Kangaroo, Avalanche, Link Wray, Brother Buzz. Mojo (Miles Corbin), Jimmy Knight and the Daze, The Baxter Brothers, The King Sounds, Those Darn Accordions, Transistor Rodeo

i am presently playing and creating with:

The Aqua Velvets with Miles Corbin; having released eight surf/instrumental cds since 1992. also playing live.
Peter Kaukonen: playing bass live and recording.
Adam Lieb: “Haydon Voyage” playing bass and engineering and co-producing. also playing live. just finished recording and co producing his new cd “Amnesia”
Chris Bramble: co-produced and played on his new cd "Laugh at the Wind".
John Reese: play bass with the Open Heart Band.
Johnny Downer and James Foster (Free Peoples) and Brackett Clark in the band Zymurgy: playing bass.
the Sky Nelson band: playing bass
currently recording and mixing Amber Lee Baker and the Anomolies
currently recording Lynn Vannucci
Chris Lods band with Tim Gahagan and Johnny Downer.

i do audio engineering and production
i am a voting member of NARAS (National Academy of the Recording Arts and Sciences) as Songwriter and Producer/Engineer.



Written By: michael lindner

this is an instrumental piece of music


the Aqua Velvets having recorded and released eight surf/instrumental cds since 1992 with writer Miles Corbin:
the Aqua Velvets/Heyday Records
Surfmania/Mesa/Bluemoon Records
Nomad/Milan Records
Guitar Noir/Milan Records
Radio Waves/Milan Records
Pool Party/Riptide Records
Cool and Waydown at the Beach Chalet/Riptide Records
Cool and Waydown at the Park Chalet/Riptide Records

recorded, mixed and produced
Haydon Voyage, Adam Lieb artist

recorded and produced
Laugh at the Wind, Chris Bramble artist

recorded and produced
Amnesia, Adam Lieb artist
recorded and produced
Amber Lee and the Anamolies
may 10, 2008 release date

all tunes are available on cd baby and itunes

Set List

i perform with several different bands in sonoma county california. i back singer/songwriters, jam bands, blues bands and acoustic music playing bass and mandolin.