Mark Dresser is an inventor. He also may be the most important bassist to emerge since 1980 in jazz or classical music.
Harvey Pekar, Boston Herald, February 1, 1998
Mr. Dresser, a bassist who is one of the great instrumental forces in recent American jazz outside of the mainstream...
New York Times, February 25, 2000
Dresser's Music distinguishes itself, as was also heard in his solo work, Invocation by ingenuity and originality in the sound production, in addition, by fascinating sound atmospheres.
Basler Zeitung - February 20, 2000
He has proven to be one of the master bassists of modern jazz, perhaps even the most exciting....his improvisational fecundity was remarkable for its veritable ensemble-in-miniature, in which every orchestral maneuver can be deployed to advantage..