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. 

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Tristan Kasten-Krause is an Upright & Electric Bassist located in Brooklyn NY

“Tristan Kasten-Krause [has] provided their low-end authority to vital New York institutions” - The New Yorker


HE HAS:

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

Performed with
Oklahoma! on Broadway / Ensemble Signal / Wet Ink Ensemble / Argento Chamber Ensemble / ContemporaneousTigue / Ensemble Linea / Man Forever

Been featured on: the Lincoln Center Festival / Amazon’s Mozart in the Jungle / the Guggenheim's Works & Process Series / Basillica Hudson's 24-Hour Drone / The Made in America Festival / BRIC's Celebrate Brooklyn FestivalThe Dither Extravaganza / the Ecstatic Music Festival

Recorded with: Caroline Shaw / Marilu Donovan / Man Forever / Infinity Shred / Tigue / Leya / Bending Spirit (Members of Cloud Nothings) / Marateck
 

He is:

The co-founder and Artistic Director of Real Loud
Half of harp and bass duo Marilu Donovan & Tristan Kasten-Krause
One quarter of the double bass quartet Large Furniture
Member of the avant-rock band Marateck
Bassist for the art-rock band Ecce Shnak

upcoming Performances

Fall 2019
7/10 & 7/16 (2:00pm)
- Oklahoma! on Broadway @ Circle in the Square Theater, NYC
7/20 - Ecce Shnak’s Shnakfest, performances by Marilu Donovan & Tristan Kasten-Krause / Ecce Shnak @ 267 Wyckoff Street, Brooklyn, NY
7/25 - Defeat The Flesh, Destroy the World, and Cast Out Demons by Jaxyn Randall @
Olin Hall, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
8/06 - 8/11 - Oklahoma! on Broadway @ Circle in the Square Theater, NYC
8/19 - Ecce Shnak @ Arlene’s Grocery, NYC
8/23-8/27 - Ecce Shnak tour @ Pauly’s Hotel in Albany, Cafe 9 in New Haven, Night Doll Fest in Burlington
8/30 - Yoink album release w/ Marateck @ Sunnyvale, Brooklyn NY
9/5 - Resonant Bodies Festival w/ Argento New Music - Mouthpiece 29/ Mouthpiece: Segment of the 3rd Letter by Erin Gee @ Roulette Intermedium, Brooklyn NY
9/11 - Waves & Lines by Gemma Peacocke @ the John F. Kennedy Center, Washington DC
10/7 - Ecce Shnak @ Baby’s Alright w/ Goldfeather & Roofers Union, Brooklyn NY
10/8 - Large Furniture Bass Quartet - works by Wolfe, Honstein, Krausas & Polansky @ Areté in Brooklyn, NY
10/24 - Oklahoma! on Broadway @ Circle in the Square Theater, NYC
10/28 - Ecce Shnak @ SUPER DARK COLLECTIVE, Saratoga Springs NY
11/01- Ecce Shnak’s Shnovember Fest - Performances by Ecce Shnak, Tigue, Tredici Bacci, Brooklyn NY
11/5, 17, 20, 22, 23
12/3 & 6
- Oklahoma! on Broadway @ Circle in the Square Theater, NYC
12/13 - Kinds of Kings x Real Loud, Works by Finola Merivale, Shelley Washington @ National Sawdust in Brooklyn, NY

Spring 2020
1/3
- Oklahoma! on Broadway @ Circle in the Square Theater, NYC
1/10-11 - Iron & Coal on BMP’s Prototype Festival, Gerald W. Lynch Theater NYC
2/2
- Steve Reich’s 2X5 @ Modfest, Vassar College in Poughkeepsie NY
2/28 - 3/1 - Hunter College’s Ukranian Music Festival, NYC
3/25 - Large Furniture residency @ The Hartt School, Hartford CT
3/26-28 - St Mark’s Danspace Project Presents Megan Williams, music by Eve Beglarian, NYC

Talk to him @ tristankastenkrause@gmail.com