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Jonny Mansfield

Jonny Mansfield is an award-winning percussionist and composer. He has worked with international artists such as Chris Potter, Orlando Weeks and Stan Sulzmann, performing in concert halls and festivals worldwide. He released his debut album ‘Elftet’ on Edition Records after being awarded the Kenny Wheeler Prize in 2018. Jonny has been nominated twice for Ivors Novello composition awards for large jazz ensemble and In August 2020, he composed, recorded, mixed and mastered an album in a day, called ‘Portrait’. As well as leading his ensembles, Jonny is part of many projects such as Bonsai, Dominic Ingham’s Quintet, Tom Smith’s Geko and Ella Hohnen-Ford’s Treeclimbers.

As well as being an avid performer and composer, Jonny is a respected jazz educator, having led jazz vibraphone workshops at Chetham’s School of Music, Aberdeen and Nottingham Universities as well as teaching vibraphone regularly at Wells Cathedral School and Leeds College of Music. 

Jonny is an artist for Acoustic Percussion and Murat Diril.

www.jonnymansfield.com

Jonny Mansfield series

These mallets have been designed to produce a warm and rounded tone. Their weighted cores provide the player with a reassuring balance point which helps draw a full and pleasant tone from the bars. Manufactured with 100% synthetic yarn blend and multi-layered cores, these versatile two-tone mallets open up many timbral possibilities.

JM1

With multi layered cores, these medium tone mallets are capable of sounding full and clear but also warm and rounded. Manufactured with machine wound synthetic blend yarn.

Specification

Instrument:    Vibraphone 

Tone:    Medium

Weight:    40gr

Length:    39cm

Handle:    Rattan

Colour:    Rouge

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JM2

Bring out a warm sound with the JM2’s, but don’t fear, they also have bite and aren’t frightened of being heard! There multi-tone construction opens up many sound possibilities. 

Specification

Instrument:    Vibraphone 

Tone:    Soft

Weight:    42gr

Length:    39cm

Handle:   Rattan

Colour:    Mauve

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