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Dresser, Mark : Modicana [VINYL] (NoBusiness)

Double Bassist Mark Dresser, a mainstay of the Downtown NY scene as an improviser and composer, and also prominent on the US West Coast and as an international touring artist, releases a powerful album of distinctive solo playing, both technically and melodically, with 2 tracks caught live at the Umea Jazz Festival and others recorded at the University of California, San Diego.
 

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Limited edition of 300 copies.

Label: NoBusiness
Catalog ID: NBLP 109
Squidco Product Code: 24951

Format: LP
Condition: New
Released: 2017
Country: Lithuania
Packaging: LP
"Invocation Umea" and "Threaded" recorded live on 29th October, 2016 at Umea Jatt Festival.

Other compositions recorded on 17th February, 2017 at University of California, San Diego, Department of Music, Studio A


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Mark Dresser-bass

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SIDE A



1. Invocation Umea

2. For Glen Moore

3. Threaded

SIDE B



1. Hobby Lobby Horse

2. Modicana Teatro Greco

3. Modicana Shakeratu Non Zuccheratu

4. Modicana Panettiere
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Double Bassist Mark Dresser, a mainstay of the Downtown NY scene as an improviser and composer, and also prominent on the US West Coast and as an international touring artist, releases a powerful album of distinctive solo playing, both technically and melodically, with 2 tracks caught live at the Umea Jazz Festival and others recorded at the University of California, San Diego.


Limited edition of 300 copies.

Artist Biographies:

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 thirty 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.

- Website (https://www.mark-dresser.com/bio)
12/13/2017

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