23/24 Season Artist
J. Tracy Mortimore
Tracy Mortimore performs extensively on modern and historical double basses and violone. Early music groups he has appeared with include Santa Fe Pro Musica, Washington Bach Consort, Musica Pro Rara, Tafelmusik, Opera Atelier, Toronto Consort, Seattle Baroque, Bourbon Baroque, Chatham Baroque, Folger Consort, Tempesta di Mare, Apollo’s Fire, Clarion Music Society, Pegasus, NYSEMA, Atlanta Baroque Orchestra, Handel and Haydn Society, North Carolina Baroque and Aradia Ensemble with whom he has made over 50 recordings. Mr. Mortimore currently resides in Cleveland where in addition to his work in early music, he is the bassist for The Cleveland Chamber Symphony, an ensemble specializing in contemporary classical music. Outside of the classical music world, he can be heard playing with Tierradentro, an Argentinian folk music band based in Pittsburgh and Mobula Mobular, an avant jazz improvising trio.