Bassist/composer Mario Pavone has collaborated with
today's most respected young musicians to consistently
define the cutting
edge of jazz for
the past 40 years.
He has anchored the trios of Paul Bley (1968-72), Bill
Dixon (1980's), and the
Chapin (1990-97), and co-led a variety of notable
ensembles with Anthony
Wadada Leo Smith, Marty Ehrlich, and Michael Musillami.
His list of sidemen
present includes Steven Bernstein, Gerald Cleaver, Dave
Malaby, Joshua Redman, George Schuller, Michael
Sarin, Craig Taborn, and
among many others.
And, unlike most artists whose careers span five
decades, his most recent
his most widely acclaimed, appearing on best-of- the-
year lists from
AllAboutJazz.com, AllAboutJazz-New York,
and The New York Times among others.
Although a long career in jazz awaited him, Pavone never
and didn't seriously encounter jazz until his freshman year
at the University