Jones Jones, House Concert in Berkeley

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JONES JONES HOUSE-CONCERT IN BERKELEY $30 6:00 pm home of Harry Bernstein in north Berkeley Harry Bernstein 1068 Spruce Street Berkeley, CA 94707 Bernstein email = Bernstein  prefers all reservation and payment in advance. Does not want to be collecting $ at the door. (Different vibe for him I guess.) So don’t post his street address on your website …

Interview in Avant Music News

Mark Dresser Mark Dresser (news) Veteran bassist Mark Dresser was kind enough to answer a handful of our questions about his music and career.  Mark has played with John Zorn, Ray Anderson, Jane Ira Bloom, Tim Berne,Gerry Hemingway, Anthony Davis, Dave Douglas, Satoko Fujii, Bob Ostertag, Joe Lovano, and many others.  You can learn more about him and his latest activities at his website, You’ve spent a …

Nourishments- New Quintet CD on Clean Feed

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Mark Dresser: Nourishments A singularly accomplished bass innovator in the fields of jazz, free improvisation and new music, Mark Dresser has devoted himself in recent years to pushing the capacities of solo bass performance even further. In “Nourishments,” his first quintet recording in almost two decades, he shifts his attention back to another longtime creative commitment, ensemble exploration with a …

Best Recordings of 2012

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Critic George Varga of the Union Tribune picked Trio M’s latest CD, Big Picture on the ENJA label as one of the best releases of 2012. Also Crispell, Dresser, Hemingway play Braxton on the Tzadik label was chosen as honorable mentioned in the New York City Jazz Record as well as Trio M’s Big Picture.

Mark Dresser – Best Concerts of 2012

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Top honors from critic Robert Bush in the San Diego Reader for the UCSD solo concert as well four other concerts including the Improvisers Summit featuring Gerry Hemingway, Michael Dessen, and Joshua White at 98 Bottles, Trio M at the Athenaeum, and a concert with Han Bennink, Mary Oliver, Mark Dresser, Michael Dessen at the Neurosciences Institute.