Mark Dresser

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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). 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 awarded a 2015 Doris Duke Impact Award as well as a 2015 Shifting Foundation Award. He is Professor of Music at University of California, San Diego.