Martin Penning
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Philharmonie Sudwestfalen

In May I delivered a 5 string Panormo model bass to the Philharmonie Sudwestfalen near Cologne. I was lucky enough to hear it played in a concert at the Eppsteiner Klavierfest. Pictured here with some of the bass section.

David Heyes picking up his new Viennese solo model bass

David Heyes picking up his new Viennese solo model bass in…

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Eddie Gomez Cheltenham Jazz Fest

Eddie Gomez playing Greg Cordez`s Panormo model Penning bass at the Cheltenham Jazz Festival, May 2017
Eddie was playing…

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Basses Galore!

Basses Galore! Sunday 23rd April at 3pm.
Celebrating the birthdays of Tony Osborne (70th), John Alexander (75th) and Armand…

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3 Scrolls

Scrolls for 3 Gamba models : a round back, a 5…

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Basses Five!

Basses Five! is a New Year Celebration of the double bass. The one-hour fundraising concert has a true international flavour…

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Bass Fest at the Royal College of MusicĀ 

Friday 14th and Sunday 16th October
Workshops, Masterclasses and Recitals
I`ll be exhibiting some basses on Sunday…

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Bass workshops in Wells

Wells Double Bass Academy
2016-17
 
2 October / 13 November 2016
29 January / 26…

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Bass Europe Congress - Prague

Looking forward to the next Bass Europe Congress in…

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The Rosegarden of Light Project

The Rosegarden of Light Project

A celebration of music from Afganistan,Syria and Iran with string sextet…

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Teppo Fest

A Bass Fest celebrating the 75th Birthday of Finnish Bassist/ Composer Teppo Hauta-aho.

Performers: Teppo Hauta-aho, David Heyes,…

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Brussels Philharmonic

In summer I sold a bass to Simon Luce of the Brussels Philharmonic. In October I was lucky enough to…

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Perfect Bass Vehicle!

This beautiful 1960 V8 Plymouth is owned by bass dealer Daniel Kress. I recently visited him in Cologne and he…

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Bavarian Bass Days

Looking forward to Bavarian Bass Days in Muhldorf, Germany 5-8 November 2015

http://www.bavarian-bassdays.com/

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Award at International Society of Bassists Convention

In June, I  received an award for tone at the  Maker`s Competition at the International Society of Bassists Convention in…

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Philharmonie Sudwestfalen

In May I delivered a 5 string Panormo model bass to the Philharmonie Sudwestfalen near Cologne. I was lucky…

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Philharmonie Sudwestfalen commission

Work begins on a 5 string Panormo model for the Philharmonie Sudwestfalen in Germany.

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New Gamba model

In January 2015 I finished a Gamba model bass comission for Peter McLoughlin, you can find more details in the…

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