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While duo recordings are hardly rare in jazz, it is hard to think of many trombone-bass meetings. But Roswell Rudd and Mark Dresser are two veterans who are up to the challenge of keeping things interesting, playing with the feeling that only a short discussion took place before each take, using only very basic charts (if any were used at all) as a starting point. "Calypso Lite" is an engaging opener with a slightly loopy air, much like their approach to the one standard, "Don't Blame Me," a song not normally associated with humor. The two takes of "Airwalkers" feature a tense theme with Rudd's ominous muted horn and Dresser's mournful bass, while "Duality" and "Burst" are full-fledged avant-garde jazz excursions. This delightful meeting between two virtuosos will satisfy any jazz fan with open ears.


Born: 1952 in Los Angeles, CA

Genre: Jazz

Years Active: '70s, '80s, '90s, '00s

Bassist and composer Mark Dresser has developed a recognizable sound and masterful technique through the years -- from the L.A. avant-garde jazz scene of the early '70s, to '80s European tours in Anthony Braxton's Quartet, to the late-'90s' N.Y.C. downtown scene of musicians who are frequently booked at such venues as the Knitting Factory and Tonic. In addition to his acclaimed work as a composer, Dresser has emerged as a master of the contrabass and has played in all manner of improvisatory and...
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