mark lockheart

 

saxophonist and composer

Welcome to my website

If you would like to hear some audio clips from some of my CDs you'll find them on the Recordings pages when you click on each individual album.

If you'd like to leave some feedback in my Guest Book, I'd love to hear from you.

Here's my latest news:

Lockheart/ Noble/Hoiby Trio

All highly respected and innovative band leaders in their own right this all star trio brings together three of the most exciting jazz musicians/composers in the UK. Featuring original material by all three members the trio will also explore radical rearrangements from the jazz and pop repertoire including Ellington, The Beatles, Monk and Cole Porter.

Ellington in Anticipation is Mojo's top jazz album of 2013!

Mark Lockheart's Ellington In Anticipation was voted Number 1 top Jazz Album of 2013 by Mojo Magazine.

http://www.mojo4music.com/

2014 Jazz Electives composer for Town Hall & Symphony Hall (THSH) and Birmingham Music Service

Mark has been chosen as the 2014 Jazz Electives composer by Town Hall & Symphony Hall (THSH) and Birmingham Music Service. Mark will write and lead a specially commissioned piece for 250 school children, to be performed in Symphony Hall at the flagship Generation Ladywood Showcase in June 2014. 

 

Ellington In Anticipation- Noble, Rochford, Herbert, Smith, Peters, Allsopp

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Ellington In Anticipation, a brand-new project inspired by the music of Duke Ellington, taking many of his most revered compositions such as Satin Doll, Mood Indigo, Take The A Train, It Don’t Mean A Thing  and Creole Love Call, will be released on the subtone records label in February 2013 and will be available for purchase from this website!

 

Downloads available from iTunes and Amazon

I'm pleased to announce that most of  my recent releases (Days Like These, In Deep, Moving Air) and some of my back catalogue (Imaginary Dances) are now fully downloadable from itunes for  79p a track. Latest addition to itunes and amazon for download is my first album under my own name " Through Rose-Coloured Glasses"  - More back catalogue to follow -  so watch this space!

Days Like These :: audio clips

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Here is a clip  from a track called Strange Remark from my big band album with the NDR Big Band , Days Like These fuzzymoon records fuz003
 
The NDR features many great soloists including Christof Lauer, Lutz Buchner, Joe Gallardo, Ingolf Burkhardt, Marcio Doctor and Claus Stötter. Also featured on drums is Britain's fantastic Nic France.
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