Mark Wastell

Much of Mark's relationship with his chosen instrument is concentrated on the tactile, textural and sonic possibilities of both violoncello and bow. He is increasingly interested in working purely with extreme frequencies and pitch. As a soloist he has played at the Micro-classical Festival (London 1996), LMC Festival (London 2000) and the Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival (2000). He is a member of the leading contemporary chamber music groups IST and Assumed Possibilities and the larger formations of Chris Burn's Ensemble, Evan Parker's String Project, Derek Bailey's Company and the London Improvisers Orchestra. Wastell has also worked extensively with electro/acoustic composer John Wall. He has toured europe with various groups, performing in France, Germany, Sweden, Denmark and Greece. 

Mark Wastell
Flat 2
14 Lascotts Road
N22 8JN
tel: 0044 (0)20 8889 3230


1995  Icarus (fmr 15)

1996  Collision Duo - refraction (confront 01)

1996  Scant - at the club room (confront 02)

1997  IST - consequences (of time and place) (confront 04)

1997  Veryan Weston Trio - little movements (fmr sampler 3)

1997  IST - anagrams to avoid (siwa #3)

1998  Chris Burn's Ensemble - navigations (acta 12)

1998  Simon H. Fell - composition no. 30 (bruce's fingers 27)

1998  Burn/Davies/Durrant/Wastell - assumed possibilities (confront 05)

1998  IST - ghost notes (bruce's fingers 28)

1999  John Wall - constructions I-IV (utterpsalm)

2000  Beins/Davies/Wastell - the sealed knot (confront 06)

in preparation

Evan Parker - with strings (emanem)

Derek Bailey & Company - live in France (incus)

Quatour Accorde - with phil durrant/charlotte hug/mark wastell/tony wren (emanem)

London Improvisers Orchestra 2000 (emanem)

Relay 2000 (2.13)

Lol Coxhill - fortieth anniversary celebration (mash)

John Wall - constructions V-VII (utterpsalm)

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