Brandon Lopez

  Photo credit Peter Gannushkin

 Photo credit Peter Gannushkin


Brandon Lopez is a composer and bassist devoted to the exploration and execution of the creative musics. Since moving to NYC in 2013, he's found himself working with a myriad of the cities finest players and outfits (Nate Wooley, Peter Evans, Marshall Allen, Gerald Cleaver, William Parker, Chris Corsano, Tyshawn Sorey, Joe Morris, Ingrid Laubrock, Tony Malaby, Tom Rainey, Mike Pride, as well as many others).

He currently leads the trio, The Mess (Chris Corsano on drums and Sam Yulsman on piano) and performs as a soloist.

As a sideman, he's been dubbed "the ubiquitous". Some current work is with the Nate Wooley 4tet, William Parker's Little Huey Orchestra, Weasel Walter Large Ensemble, Leila Bordreuil Quartet for Bass trio and Cello Solo, The Jaimie Branch Trio, Amirtha Kidambi's Elder Ones, amongst many others.

He was recently awarded a grant by the Foundation for Contemporary Art for his guitar trio piece "Movement"

He attended New England Conservatory of Music and studied under Joe Morris.

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