Mark Dresser 5 at the inaugural concert of the Angel City Jazz Festival

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The 2021 Angel City Jazz Festival arrives at REDCAT with a double bill: The Mark Dresser 5 featuring Chris Speed – reeds, Michael Dessen – trombone, Joshua White – piano, Mark Ferber- drums and bassist composer Mark Dresser Mark Dresser is a Grammy-nominated, internationally renowned bass player, improviser, and composer. At the core of his music is an obsession and …

Anthony Davis & Mark Dresser Duo in Europe: April 19-24, 2020

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April 19 in Vienna, Austria at Porgy and Bess April 20 in Rome, Italy, at Auditorium Parco della Musica April 21 in Rome Masterclass at Auditorium Parco della Musica April 23 in Stans, Switzerland at TBA April 24 in St. Johann im Tirol, Austria, tba

Myra Melford, Oguri, Mark Dresser at the Other Minds Festival, San Francisco April 2, 2020

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Venue Taube Atrium Theater 401 Van Ness Avenue, 4th floor San Francisco, CA 94102 United States + Google Map Phone: 4159348134 Website: Other Minds marks its milestone 25th festival with 4 nights honoring the art of improvisation, presenting an astonishing convergence of the world’s leading contributors to the history of creative music. Concert 1 Program Myra Melford, piano Mark …

Anthony Davis and Mark Dresser Saturday, March 7th, 2020 7:00 pm Conrad Prebys Concert Hall

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The Duo of Dresser Davis performs a wide range of music from the lyrical to the political. It features the music of both celebrated composers, pianist Anthony Davis and contrabassist Mark Dresser. The music is a commentary on today from the political and dramatic, with works like “The Central Park Five” to the whimsical, “I Can Smell You Listening” and …

Composer/Improviser Symposium at Cal State University, Fullerton, February 29, 2020

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Mark Dresser will be presenting a seminar of his music and performing with featured composer/pianist Anthony Davis with trombonist Michael Dessen. The event will be apart of the Composer/Improviser Symposium Curated by Charles Sharp Saturday, February 29 at TBD with guest artists The Present Quartet, CSUF Improvisation Group, and Festival Guest Artists, Anthony Davis, Mark Dresser, and Michael Dessen for …

Encounters: Improvisational Cultures- Korea and American Collaborations Tuesday, February 25th, 2020

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Encounters: Improvisational Cultures- Korea and American Collaborations Tuesday, February 25th, 2020 5:00 pm Conrad Prebys Music Center Recital Hall Encounters: Improvisational Cultures- Korea and American Collaborations Over the past ten years musicians from Korea and the United States have been collaborating on virtual concerts centered around common themes of peace, climate change, and shared artistic values. Following “Changing Tides 2, …

Changing Tides: A Telematic Translocational Concert

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Changing Tides II – A Telematic Translocational Concert Thursday, February 13th, 2020 7:30 pm Conrad Prebys Music Center Experimental Theater Extending their prior 2016 collaboration to a new level of immersive audio-visual design, in February, 2020 an intercultural team of artists presents Changing Tides II, an intercultural music collaboration responding to the climate crisis, featuring renowned improvisers in Seoul and …

GRANT LEVIN TRIO featuring Lori Bell and Mark Dresser

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GRANT LEVIN TRIO Submit a correction | Search events S.F. pianist Grant Levin, with Lori Bell and Mark Dresser. When: Sunday, February 9, 2020, 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Where: Handlery Hotel’s 950 Lounge 950 Hotel Circle North, San Diego, 92108 Get directions Cost: Free

Mark Dresser Solo and More Tour: Europe

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Mark Dresser will give a series of solo and ensemble concerts plus workshops in Denmark, Switzerland, and Austria from March 18-31 Solo Concert: Stadtgarten, Köln, Germany March 18, Workshop: Jazz Hochschule, Köln,  March 19 Concerts in Denmark: Copenhagen, Aalburg, Sostrup (details to follow) Workshop at Hochschule für Musik in Basel  March 26 Duo with Matthias Ziegler at the Birds Eye in …