Mark Dresser Group + Eric Dolphy Tribute

Mr Musichead Gallery
January 23, 2019
6:30pm

JUST ANNOUNCED ***** "THIS IS NOW A VERY SPECIAL ONE NIGHT ONLY DO NOT MISS TWO SET NIGHT OF JAZZ MUSIC WITH THE MARK DRESSER GROUP @ 7:30P AND A SPECIAL TRIBUTE TO ERIC DOLPHY @ 9:30P WITH DAVID BINNEY, PETER ERSKINE, LORI BELL, HENRY SOLOMON, CHRIS WILLIAMS, SIMON MOULLIER AND TABARI LAKE IN ASSOCIATION WITH RESONANCE RECORDS with a SPECIAL PANEL DISCUSSION WITH RANDALL ROBERTS, ZEV FELDMAN, JAMES NEWTON AND ROBIN D.G. KELLEY" @ JUST JAZZ LIVE CONCERT SERIES

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 music of 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 most recent and internationally acclaimed new music for jazz quintet, Nourishments (2013) his latest CD (Clean Feed) marks his re-immersion as a bandleader. Since 2007 he has been deeply involved in telematic music performance and education. He was awarded a 2015 Shifting Foundation Award and 2015 Doris Duke Impact 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

Mark Dresser Group @ Mr Musichead

Eric Dolphy Tribute Henry Solomon Solo @ Mr Musichead

Upcoming Concerts

Mr Musichead Gallery
March 27, 2019
7:00pm
Mr Musichead Gallery
April 3, 2019
6:30pm
Mr Musichead Gallery
April 10, 2019
6:30pm
Mr Musichead Gallery
April 17, 2019
6:30pm
Baldwin Hills Crenshaw
April 18, 2019
7:00pm
Mr Musichead Gallery
April 24, 2019
7:30pm
Mr Musichead Gallery
May 1, 2019
6:30pm
Mr Musichead Gallery
May 8, 2019
6:30pm
Mr Musichead Gallery
May 15, 2019
6:30pm
Mr Musichead Gallery
May 22, 2019
6:30pm
Mr Musichead Gallery
May 29, 2019
6:30pm
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June 5, 2019
6:30pm
Mr Musichead Gallery
June 19, 2019
6:30pm
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June 26, 2019
6:30pm
Mr Musichead Gallery
July 3, 2019
6:30pm
Mr Musichead Gallery
July 10, 2019
6:30pm
Mr Musichead Gallery
July 17, 2019
6:30pm
Mr Musichead Gallery
July 24, 2019
6:30pm

Venue

Mr Musichead Gallery
7420 Sunset Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90046

Performers

First Set
Mark Dresser - bass
Joshua White - piano
Nicole Mitchell - flute
Michael Dessen - trombone
Keir Gogwilt - violin

Second Set
David Binney - sax
Peter Erskine - drums
Lori Bell - flute
Tabari Lake - bass
Chris Williams - trumpet
Simon Moullier - vibes
Henry Solomon - sax