Mark Urness: Foreground

Mark Urness: Foreground
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Product Description

Mark Urness is a versatile bassist, composer, and educator. His diverse performance experience encompasses orchestral, chamber, jazz, salsa, and solo playing. Recent performances include appearances with Jazz greats Art Lande, Terell Stafford, Wycliffe Gordon, Howard Levy, Russ Johnson, and Joe Locke. He is heard frequently on Wisconsin Public Radio as a chamber musician and soloist. He was awarded First Prize in the International Society of Bassists Jazz Competition and performed with Bill Mays and Tim Froncek at the 2001 ISB Convention. Mark is currently an Assistant Professor at Lawrence University in Appleton, WI. Mark received a Master of Music in double bass performance from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, a Bachelor of Arts in music from the University of Northern Iowa, and studied music and computer science at the University of Iowa.

Track Listing:
1. Freedom Jazz Dance
2. As the Moon Draws Water
3. Countdown
4. Out of Nowhere
5. Relaxin at Camarillo   
6. Take Me Home Country Roads
7. Today’s Waltz
8. Heather Marie
9. White on Gray   
10. This Thing