Primary Scene: Los Angeles
Mark Dresser has been nominated for a Grammy and has made international fame for his work as a bassist and composer. Dresser has worked with the Anthony Braxton Quartet from 1985-1994, and continues to play as a bandleader today as well as work in music education. He currently teaches music at the University of California, San Diego. Though he plays primarily in California, Dresser is internationally recognized and often collaborates with musicians on the New York scene. He presently performs solo and gives lectures at universities throughout the country.