Tristan Kasten-Krause, Bassist

Tristan Kasten-Krause is an upright and electric bassist living in Brooklyn, NY specializing in modern, classical and avant-garde music. 

Tristan Kasten-Krause is an upright & electric Bassist located in Brooklyn, New York


Performed with: Wet Ink Large Ensemble, Ensemble Signal, Argento Chamber Ensemble, Tigue, Contemporaneous, Man Forever, Cantata Profana, Heartbeat Opera

& on: the Lincoln Center Festival, the Made in America Festival, Mozart in the Jungle, the Guggenheim's Works & Process Series, Celebrate Brooklyn Festival, The Dither Extravaganza, the Ecstatic Music Festival, Winter Jazzfest, The Look and Listen Festival

Worked and performed with: Steve Reich, Alvin Lucier, David Lang, Irvine Arditti, John Luther Adams, Howard Shore, Caroline Shaw, Julia Wolfe, Henry Threadgill, Christopher Cerrone, Glenn Kotche, Michael Gordon, Kid Millions, Karen Rodriguez, Denardo Coleman

Recorded albums with Man Forever, Tigue, Bending Spirit (Members of Cloud Nothings), Marateck

He is:

The co-founder and Artistic Director of Real Loud
Member of the avant-rock band Marateck
A two-year fellow at the Bang on a Can festival at MassMoCA.  
A master's graduate of double bass performance, studying with with Anthony Stoops and Robert Black


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