Michael Norwood

Michael Norwood

 Atlanta, Georgia, USA
BandChristianGospel

It's not about how many runs and tricks he can do, but how well he can groove you! Michael Norwood is a natural-born bass player. His sound is smooth and methodical. Add him to any band and he'll locked the groove and set the foundation for your performance.

Biography

Michael Norwood is a bassist born in Central Mississippi.
From funk and smooth jazz to reggae and gospel, Norwood plays it all!
Norwood' is becoming a much sought after talent playing for a number of bands and at events in and around the Atlanta, Georgia area as well as abroad.

Current Endorsements:

Roberts Custom Guitars (www.Robertscutomguitars.com)

Michael Norwood Signature Bass “MN5”

Uncontained Sound Power Cabs (www.uncontainedsound.com)

Brace Audio (www.braceaudio.com)

Norwood has also played for national recording artist Lisa McClendon where he served as her music director.
He's also played for the 2006 Urban Gospel artist of the year Leon "Timbo" Seymour.
He helped direct several live DVD recordings with both McClendon and Seymour at Boomtown in Jacksonville.
He has also lent his talents to Alana Sutherland's The Fusion Band. Norwood currently plays for Issac Bryd jr. Keni Myles and also serves as one of Algebra Blessett bass players.
He's had the great privilege of sharing the stage with several well known artists such as Grammy Award winning Norman Brown, Karen Clarke-Sheard, Marcus Miller, Herbie Hancock, The Rippingtons, Charlie Wilson, Algebra Blessett, and Keni Myles just to name a few.
In 2006, he served as the bassist for the Almond Group Tour featuring comedian Rickey Smiley.
Besides the bass, Norwood also is a drummer by nature and plays both the acoustic and electric guitars.
He's also part of Verity Records writing team.
He currently has two songs on Lisa McClendon's latest album "Live from The House of Blues - New Orleans" where he helped co-write two songs along with Lisa and Timbo Seymour.