Martin-Eero Kõressaar ('89) is a double bass player from Estonia. He started out as a trumpet player at 1997 and gradually moved over to tuba. Midst that he also began taking bassguitar lessons under Mihkel Mälgand. All that in Saue Musicschool. After a year in filmschool (2010), he took up double bass in Georg Ots Musicschool under Toivo Unt. Currently he studies in Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre, in the jazz department, under Taavo Remmel and in Codarts, Rotterdam (NL), in the latin department, under various tutors. He has also taken lessons from Ara Yaralyan and a semester with Kristjan Randalu.
With original music, Martin has worked on 3 albums: Berber Cinema by Abrahams Café Turbulence by Kirke Karja Quartet Kannatlikkus by Peep Kallas Trio
Besides Double bass, Martin is a freelance ambient composer. He has released a record and singles under the moniker Eero
Amp: I mostly use Polytone's Minibrute II with an extra speaker, TC Electronic RS112.
Pickup: Fishman with microphone and blender
Strings: Mix of Spirocore and Innovation
Bass: Currently a bass made in a Moscow furniture factory in the 80s. Her name is Signe