Mark Dresser Quintet – The Loft at UCSD

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UCSD University Centers Presents: Mark Dresser Quintet
with Nicole Mitchell, Michael Dessen, Keir GoGwilt, Joshua White

Tuesday, January 22nd
Doors: 6:30PM Show: 7:00PM
FREE for UCSD Community
GA: $12

The Loft @ UCSD
9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA 92093
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About Mark Dresser:

Mark Dresser is a Grammy nominated, internationally renowned bass player, composer, and interdisciplinary collaborator. He has recorded over one hundred forty CDs including nine CDs as composer/bandleader, 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. Dresser’s most recent acclaimed CD is Sedimental You-Mark Dresser 7 (2016 -Clean Feed). Since 2007 he has been deeply involved in “telematic music performance,” which explores the musical, technical, and social dimensions of live performance between multiple geographical locations through high speed Internet. He was a co-coordinator, composer and performer of Deep Tones for Peace, a 2009 performance including thirteen internationally bassists collaborating live between Jerusalem and New York City and collaborated with other renowned improvisers in three different cities and spread across the West Coast, East Coast and Europe on The Virtual Tour: A Reduced-Carbon Footprint Concert Series. He was awarded a 2015 Doris Duke Impact Award as well as 2015 and 2018 Shifting Foundation Award. He is Professor of Music at University of California, San Diego.
“Calling contrabassist Mark Dresser a virtuoso is like saying Albert Einstein was good at math.” San Diego City Times “Mr. Dresser, a bassist who is one of the great instrumental forces in recent American jazz outside of the mainstream… New York Times