MARC ABRAMS. Born 1958 in New York, Marc began his interest in music at the piano at age 7. At the age 10 he began studies at the bass violin . At 12 he began performing playing musicals and performing with regional orchestras and chamber orchestras comprised of young musicians from the new york area. At 13 he began performing playing the electric bass in local groups. Experiences include : Kenny Clarke,Sal Nistico,Chet Baker,Karl Berger, John Tchicai,Steve Lacy, Luisa Longo.
Professional Experience, collaborated and recorded with: Chet Baker (Timeless Records) - Karl Berger (Douglas Music) - Paolo Birro - Dennis Charles - Kenny Clarke - Johannes Enders (Enja Records) - Gil Evans - AI Foster - Benny Golson – Steve Grossman - Slide Hampton - Eddie Henderson – Oliver Kent (JHM Records) - Keptorchestra with (Guest artists - Steve Lacy - Lee Konitz - Joe Lovano) - Tony Lakatos (Jazzline Records) – Luisa Longo - Kirk Lightsey - Munich Contemporary Chamber Music (MCCM Records)- Joe Nay (PTA Music) - Sal Nistico (Enja Records) - Mike Nock – John Tchicai - Pietro Tonolo – Massimo Urbani
Participates in radio and television broadcasts, Jazz festivals, concerts and tours in the following countries: Austria, Bulgaria, France, Germany, Greece, Holland, Italy, Poland, Russia, Switzerland, Turkey, United States, Slovenia, Croazia, Spain, Israel, Hungary.
Teaching experience: Professor of jazz bass at the “Conservatorio di Musica Guiseppe Tartini” , Trieste, Italy, “Thelonious Monk School" and "Suono Improvviso”, Venice, Italy.
Italian All Stars Concert Lecture Series, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina.
Education: University of Massachusetts, Hartt Conservatory of Music
Endorsements: Thomastik - Infeld
further information: http://www.myspace.com/marcabramsbass