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Available on Su, Jul 9, 2017 @ 12:00
General – Day of Workshop $45.00 $1.35
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California Jazz Conservatory – BASS MASTER CLASS with Mark Dresser
A very special opportunity to work with and gain a fresh perspective from one of the great bassists and improvisers of our time. Open to all. Please bring your bass if you want to play in class!
Mark Dresser is a Grammy nominated, internationally renowned bass player, improviser, composer, and interdisciplinary collaborator. At the core of his music is an artistic obsession and commitment to expanding the sonic, musical, and expressive possibilities of the contrabass. He has recorded over one hundred forty CDs including three solo CDs and a DVD. From 1985 to 1994, he was a member of Anthony Braxton’s Quartet, which recorded nine CDs and was the subject of Graham Locke’s book Forces in Motion (Da Capo). He has also performed and recorded with Ray Anderson, Jane Ira Bloom, Tim Berne, Anthony Davis, Dave Douglas, Osvaldo Golijov, Gerry Hemingway, Bob Ostertag, Joe Lovano, Roger Reynolds, Henry Threadgill, Dawn Upshaw, John Zorn.