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Mark Dresser Seven: Ain’t Nothing But a Cyber Coup & You (Clean Feed)

The Mark Dresser Seven has now made two excellent records. The first was Sedimental You, in 2016, also on Clean Feed. A septet is a nice size for a band, big enough for scale, small enough for agility. The Dresser Seven includes several respected members of what might be called the refined avant-garde: Dresser (bass); … Read More “Mark Dresser Seven: Ain’t Nothing But a Cyber Coup & You (Clean Feed)”

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Mark Dresser Seven: Sedimental You (Clean Feed)

The title of bassist Mark Dresser’s latest album refers to the layers of musical qualities inherent in the compositions. In seven pieces, he strikes a balance between bitonal harmony, microtonality, timbre and harmonics, along with “traditional” building blocks like melody and rhythm. The instrumentation guarantees that the sound will tug at the ear, with an … Read More “Mark Dresser Seven: Sedimental You (Clean Feed)”

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