Bryce Dessner

Born 23 April 1976
Bryce Dessner
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1976-04-23
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Bryce Dessner

Bryce Dessner Biography (Wikipedia)

Bryce David Dessner (born April 23, 1976) is an American composer and guitarist based in Paris, best known as a member of the rock band the National. Dessner's brother Aaron is also a member of the group.

In addition to his work with the National, Dessner is known for his independent work as a composer. His orchestral, chamber, and vocal compositions have been commissioned by the Los Angeles Philharmonic, Ensemble Intercontemporain, Metropolitan Museum of Art (for the New York Philharmonic), Kronos Quartet, Carnegie Hall, BAM Next Wave Festival, Barbican Centre, Edinburgh International Festival, Sydney Festival, eighth blackbird, Sō Percussion, New York City Ballet, and many others. His work Murder Ballades featured on eighth blackbird's album Filament, an album he also produced and performs on, and which won the 2016 Grammy Award for Best Small Ensemble Performance.

Dessner has collaborated with artists such as Philip Glass, Steve Reich, Paul Simon, Sufjan Stevens, Nico Muhly, Jonny Greenwood, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Alejandro González Iñárritu, Justin Peck, Ragnar Kjartansson, Caroline Shaw, and Kelley O'Connor among others. Dessner is the founder of the MusicNOW Festival, co-founder of Copenhagen's HAVEN festival, and co-curates the festival Sounds From a Safe Harbour. He is a founding member of the improvisatory instrumental group Clogs and co-founder of Brassland Records. In 2018 Dessner was named one of eight creative and artistic partners for San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, as part of incoming Music Director Esa-Pekka Salonen's new leadership model for the orchestra from 2020. He has a master's degree in music from Yale University.

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Matt Berninger
Rylan (6 Music Session, 18th Apr 2019)
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Rylan (6 Music Session, 18th Apr 2019)
Bryce Dessner
Haven
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Haven
Bryce Dessner
El Chan: 1. El Charco Del Ingenio
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El Chan: 1. El Charco Del Ingenio
Bryce Dessner
Aheym
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Aheym
Bryce Dessner
Réponse Lutoslawski: Resonance
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Réponse Lutoslawski: Resonance
Bryce Dessner
Ornament & Crime III
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Ornament & Crime III
Bryce Dessner
Ornament and Crime (3rd mvt)
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Ornament and Crime (3rd mvt)
David Lang
Death Speaks - You will return
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Death Speaks - You will return
Antony
I Was Young When I Left Home
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I Was Young When I Left Home
Nico Muhly
Sun
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Sun
James McAlister
Neptune
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Neptune
Bryce Dessner
Tenebre for String Ensemble and pre-recorded track
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Tenebre for String Ensemble and pre-recorded track
Bryce Dessner
Music For Wood & Strings - Section 5
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Music For Wood & Strings - Section 5
Richard Reed Parry
Interruptions (Heart and Breath Nonet): VI. French Guitars
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Interruptions (Heart and Breath Nonet): VI. French Guitars
Ryuichi Sakamoto
The Revenant (Main Theme)
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The Revenant (Main Theme)
Bryce Dessner
Median Organs
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Median Organs

Median Organs

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James McVinnie (organ)
Bryce Dessner
Delphica 3
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Delphica 3

Delphica 3

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Nadia Sirota (viola)
Bryce Dessner
Little Blue Something (feat. Kronos Quartet)
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Little Blue Something (feat. Kronos Quartet)
Bryce Dessner
Lincoln's March
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Lincoln's March
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