Mark Dresser Seven
Sunday, September 10, 2017 at 8:00pm
Fine Arts Center Bezanson Recital Hall
Active at the vanguard of improvised music for more than 40 years, master bassist Mark Dresser has handpicked six musicians: Michael Dessen (trombone), Nicole Mitchell (flute), Joshua White (piano), Marty Ehrlich (reeds), David Morales Boroff (violin), and Jim Black (drums) to perform his evocative compositions.
General Admission $15; Students $7
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Bringing together emerging talent and revered veterans from East and West Coast scenes, the Mark Dresser Seven is composed of Michael Dessen (trombone), Nicole Mitchell (flute), Joshua White (piano), Marty Ehrlich (reeds), David Morales Boroff (violin), and Jim Black (drums)
“A diverse group of familiar and relatively new players in an unusual front-line combination of clarinet, flute, violin and trombone” All About Jazz
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