World class improvising musicians Brandon Lopez (NYC) and Dana Jessen (Oberlin) will be sharing their unique sounds in solo and duo performances.
Improviser/composer Lopez was deemed the "Ubiquitous Free Improv Bass Ace" by the Village Voice and said to play with a "Bruising Physicality" by the Chicago reader. He was born and raised in the splendors of Northwestern New Jersey, in the shadow of the (New York) city. It was there that he cultivated a taste for the left of center musics and subsequently, dug graves. He's had the pleasures of working with many of the world's luminary left of center musicians He's currently a member of Nate Wooley's 4tet. He is a frequent collaborator with Weasel Walter, Mette Rasmussen, Gerald Cleaver, Peter Evans, Ingrid Laubrock, Dave Rempis and many others. Lopez has toured and played prestigious halls, DIY basements, festivals all across North America and Europe. He currently leads a piano trio dubbed "Mess" with Sam Yulsman and Chris Corsano. He is also the 2018 Artist in Residence at Issue Project Room. He attended New England Conservatory.
Sat. March 3rd, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm | Fairchild Chapel
Modern Music Guild
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